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Soil-derived greenhouse gas emissions as influenced by farming management


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Gattinger, Andreas; Skinner, C.; Krause, H.-M.; Kraus, M. and Mäder, P. (2019) Soil-derived greenhouse gas emissions as influenced by farming management. In: Agroscope, FiBL, ETH (Eds.) Program and abstract book. Comparing organic and conventional agricultural cropping systems - What can be learned from the DOK and other long-term trials? Congressi Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland, October 6-10, 2019, p. 45.

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Agricultural practices contribute considerably to emissions of greenhouse gases. So far, knowledge on the impact of organic compared to non-organic farming on soil-derived nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) emissions is rather limited. Meta-studies studies show, that organically managed soils emit less N2O and take up more CH4 than those under non-organic management. This in contrast of that what has been found in the laboratory with soil material from the DOK trial.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:soil sciences, DOK, long-term experiments, greenhouse gas emissions, farming management
Subjects: Food systems > Recycling, balancing and resource management
Environmental aspects > Air and water emissions
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Soil Sciences
Germany > University of Gießen > Institute of Agronomy and Plant Breeding II
Related Links:https://www.fibl.org.live.fibl.info/en/locations/switzerland/work-areas-switzerland/soil-sciences.html
Deposited By: Mäder, Paul
ID Code:36892
Deposited On:04 Dec 2019 12:12
Last Modified:04 Dec 2019 12:12
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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