Environmental agrochemistry

 

Definition

Study of the environmental behavior of agrochemicals (pesticides, growth regulators, allelopathic compounds, plant signaling products or plants hormones, etc.) and other compounds that can reach the soil as a consequence of human activities (pharmaceutical or veterinary drugs, industrial contaminants, urban contaminants, etc.) mainly in soil-water system.

Objective

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Novel results of the use of biochar as soil amendment in Mediterranean agriculture

Researchers of the IRNAS-CSIC led by J.M. De la Rosa and H. Knicker have recently published novel results concerning the relationships between biochar properties and agronomic productivity under Mediterranean climate conditions.

Biochar is a carbonaceous material obtained from the pyrolysis of biomass. The application of biochar to soil is being proposed as […]