• Reference :1

    Akhtar, S.S., Li, G., Andersen, M.N., Liu, F., 2014. Biochar enhances yield and quality of tomato under reduced irrigation. Agricultural Water Management 138, 37- 44.

    Aller, D., Mazur, R., Moore, K., Hintz, R., Laird, D., Horton, R., 2017. Biochar age and crop rotation impacts on soil quality. Soil Science Society of America Journal 81(5), 1157–1167.

    Al-Wabel, M.I., Hussain, Q., Usman, A.R.A., Ahmad, M., Abdul jabbar, A., Sallam, A.S., 2017. Impact of biochar properties on soil conditions and agricultural sustainability: a review. Land Degradation and Development 29, 2124–2161.

    Atkinson, C.J., Fitzgerald, J.D., Hipps, N.A., 2010. Potential mechanisms for achieving agricultural benefits from biochar application to temperate soils: a review. Plant Soil 337, 1–18.

    Bhattacharjya, S., Chandra, R., Pareek, N., Raverkar, K.P., 2016. Biochar and crop residue application to soil: effect on soil biochemical properties, nutrient availability and yield of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivumL.). Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 62, 1095–1108.

    Biederman, L.A., Harpole, W.S., 2013. Biochar and its effects on plant productivity and cycling: a meta-analysis. G.C.B. Bioenergy, 202–214.

    Bonanomi, G., Ippolito, F., Cesarano, G., Nanni, B., Lombardi, N., Rita, A., Scala, F., 2017. Biochar as plant growth promoter: better off alone or mixed with organic amendments?. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, 1570.

    Brassard, P., Godbout, S., Raghavan, V., 2016. Soil biochar amendment as a climate change mitigation tool: key parameters and mechanisms involved. Journal of Environmental Management 181, 484–497.

    Carter, S., Shackley, S., Sohi, S., BounSuy, T., Haefele, S., 2013. The impact of biochar application on soil properties and plant growth of pot grown lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and Cabbage (Brassica chinensis). Agronomy 3, 404 - 418.

    Chan, K.Y., Van Zwieten, L., Meszaros, I., Downie, A., Joseph, S., 2007. Agronomic values of green waste biochar as a soil amendment. Soil Research 45(8), 629–634.

    Deenik, J.L., McClellan, T., Uehara, G., Antal, M.J., Campbell, S., 2010. Charcoal volatile matter content influences plant growth and soil nitrogen transformations. Soil Science Society of America Journal 74, 1259–1270.

    Dou, L., Komatsuzaki, M., Nakagawa, M., 2012. Effects of biochar, Mokusakueki and Bokashi application on soil nutrients, yields and qualities of sweet potato. International Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science 2(8), 318–327.

    Elfresh, F., Tekalign T., Solomon, W., 2011. Processing quality of improved potato (Solanum tuberosumL.) cultivars as influenced by growing environment and Blancing. African Journal of Food Science 5(6), 24–332.

    El-Metwaly, H.M.B., 2020. Response of potato growth, yield and quality to fulvic acid and biochar applications under different levels of chemical fertilization. Journal of Plant Production 11(2), 145–151.

    FAOSTAT (FAO, Statistics Division), 2019. Statistical database. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.

    Gaskin, J.W., Speirm R.A., Harris, K., Das, K.C., Lee, R.D., Morris, L.A., Fisher, D.S., 2010. Effect of peanut hull and pine chip biochar on soil nutrients, corn nutrient status, and yield. Agronomy journal 102, 623–633.

    Gomez, K.A., Gomez, A.A., 1984. Statistical Procedure for Agricultural Research (2ndEdn.), International Rice Research Institute, A Wiley-Interscience Publication 28–192.              

    Graber, E.R., Harel, Y.M., Kolton, M., Cytryn, E., Silber, A., David, D.R., Elad, Y., 2010. Biochar impact on development and productivity of pepper and tomato grown in fertigated soilless media. Plant Soil 337(1-2), 481–496.

    Gul, S., Whalen, J.K., Thomas, B.W., Sachdeva, V., Deng, H.Y., 2015. Physicochemical properties and microbial responses in biochar-amended soils: mechanisms and future directions. Agricultural Ecosystem and Environment 206, 46–59.

    Gupta, R.K., Hussain, A., Sooch, S.S., Kang, J.S., Sharma, S., Dheri, G.S., 2020. Rice straw biochar improves soil fertility, growth and yield of rice–wheat system on a sandy loam soil. Experimental Agriculture 56(1), 118–131.

    Hollister, C.C., Bisogni, J.J., Lehmann, J., 2013. Ammonium, nitrate, and phosphate sorption to and solute leaching from biochars prepared from corn stover (Zea mays L.) and oak wood (Quercusspp.). Journal of Environmental Quality 42, 137–144.

    Jeffery, S., Bezemer, T.M., Cornelissen G, Kuyper, T.W., Lehmann, J., Mommer, L., Sohi, S.P., van de Voorde, T.F.J., Wardle, D.A., Van Groenigen, J.W., 2014. The way forward in biochar research: targeting trade–offs between the potential wins. GCB Bioenergy (in press).

    Koide, R.T., 2017. Biochar-Arbuscular mycorrhiza interaction in temperate. Soils. In Mycorrhizal Mediation of Soil, 461477.

    Laird, D.A., Fleming, P., Davis, D.D., Horton, R., Wang, B.Q., Karlen, D.L., 2010. Impact of biochar amendments on the quality of a typical Midwestern agricultural soil. Geoderma 158(3-4), 443–449.

    Lal, R., 2009. Soil degradation as a reason for inadequate human nutrition. Food Security 1, 45–57.

    Lehmann, J., 2007. A handful of carbon’, Nature 447(7141), 1434.

    Liang, Z., Chen, S., Yang, Y., Zhou, Y., Shi, Z., 2019. High-resolution three-dimensional mapping of soil organic carbon in China: Effects of soil grids products on national modeling. Science of the Total Environment 685, 480–489.

    Mizuta, K., Matsumoto, T., Hatate, Y., Nishihara, K., Nakanishi, T., 2004. Removal of nitrate nitrogen from drinking water using bamboo powder charcoal. Bio-resource Technology 95(3), 255–257.

    Mohammed, W., 2016. Specific gravity, dry matter content, and starch content of potato (Solanum tuberosumL.) varieties cultivated in Eastern Ethiopia. East African Journal of Sciences 10(2), 87–102.

    Nair, A., Kruse, R.A., Tillman, J.L., Lawson, V., 2014. Biochar application in potato production. Iowa State Res. Farm Progress Rep., 2027. (http:// lib.dr.iastate.edu/farms reports/2027; Last accessed Dec. 16th2017).

    Nair, A., Lawson, V., 2015. Application of biochar in potato production and its effects on soil properties, crop yield and quality. American Society Horticultural Science 50(9), 151–152.

    Olsen, S.R., Cole, C.V., Watanable, F.S., Dean, L.A., 1954. Estimation of available phosphorus in soils by extraction with sodium bicarbonate, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Circular, 939.

    Page, A.L., Miller, R.H., Keeney, D.R., 1982. Methods of analysis part 2, chemical and microbiological properties 2nd Ed. Soil science socity of American Inc. Madson, Wisconsion, USA, 403–430.

    Peng, X., Ye, L.L., Wang, C.H., Zhou, H., Sun, B., 2011. Temperature and duration dependent rice straw-derived biochar: characteristics and its effects on soil properties of an ultisol in southern China. Soil Tillage Research 112(2), 159–166.

    Rawat, J., Saxena, J., Sanwal, P., 2019. Biochar: a sustainable approach for improving plant growth and soil properties. In Biochar-An Imperative Amendment for Soil and the Environment. Intech-Open.

    Schulz, H., Glaser, B., 2012. Effects of biochar compared to organic and inorganic fertilizers on soil quality and plant growth in a greenhouse experiment. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 175, 410–422.

    Schulz, H., Glaser, B., 2012. Effects of biochar compared to organic and inorganic fertilizers on soil quality and plant growth in a greenhouse experiment. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 175, 410–422.

    Silva, I.C., Fernandes L.A., Sampaio, C.R., 2017. Growth and production of common bean fertilized with biochar. Ciencia Rural 47(11), 1–8.

    Sohi, S.P., Krull, E., Lopez-Capel, E., Bol, R., 2010. A review of biochar and its use and function in soil. Advances in Agronomy 105, 47–82.

    Vaccari, F.P., Maienza, A., Miglietta, F., Baronti, S., Lonardo, S.D., Giagnoni L., Lagomarsino, A., Pozzi, A., Pusceddu, E., Ranieri, R., Valboa, G., Genesio L., 2015. Biochar stimulates plant growth but not fruit yield of processing tomato in a fertile soil. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 207, 163–170.

    Van Zwieten, L., Kammann, C., Cayuela, M.L., Singh, B.P., Joseph, S., Kimber, S., Spokas, K., 2015. Biochar effects on nitrous oxide and methane emissions from soil. Biochar for environmental management: science and technology. 2nded. London, New York: Earthscan Books Ltd, 489-520.

    Van Zwieten, L., Kimber, S., Morris, S., Chan, K.Y., Downie, A., Rust, J., Joseph, S., Cowie, A., 2010. Effects of biochar from slow pyrolysis of paper mill waste on agronomic performance and soil fertility. Plant Soil 327, 235–246.

    Wang, Y., Yin, R., Liu, R., 2014. Characterization of biochar from fast pyrolysis and its effect on chemical properties of the tea garden soil. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 110, 375–381.

    Xu, G., Sun, J., Shao, H., Chang, S.X., 2014. Biochar had effects on phosphorus sorption and desorption in three soils with differing acidity. Ecological Engineering 62, 54–60.

    Youseef, M.E.A., Al-Easily, I.A.S., Nawar, D.A.S., 2017. Impact of biochar addition on productivity and tubers quality of some potato cultivars under sandy soil conditions. Egyptian Journal of Horticulture 44(2), 199–217.

    Zhang, A., Bian, R., Pan, G., Cui, L., Hussain, Q., Li, L., Zheng, J., Zhang, X., Han, X., Yu, X., 2012. Effects of biochar amendment on soil quality, crop yield and greenhouse gas emission in a Chinese rice paddy: a field study of 2 consecutive rice growing cycles. Field Crops Research 127, 153–160.

    Zhou, H., Fang, H., Zhang, Q., Wang, Q., Chen, C., Mooney, S. J., Du, Z., 2019. Biochar enhances soil hydraulic function but not soil aggregation in a sandy loam. European Journal of Soil Science 70(2), 291–300.

People also read

Research Article

Detection of B. anthracis from Environmental Samples during Outbreak in Tamilnadu by Molecular Methods

K. Senthilkumar, G. Ravikumar and K. G. Tirumurugaan

Anthrax, Biosafety, Cattle, Environment, PCR, Phylogenesis, Soil, Zoonoses

Published Online : 31 May 2022

Research Article

Phenotypic Screening of F3 Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Population Resistance Associated with Sheath Blight Disease

Ashmita Timsina, Uday Kumar Thera and Naveenkumar Ramasamy

Biplot-analysis, cluster analysis, IC277275, IC277332, Sheath blight, UPGMA

Published Online : 31 May 2022

Research Article

Phenotypic Stability for Fruit yield and its Components of Brinjal

V. Chaitanya and   R. V. S. K. Reddy

Brinjal, environment, genotypes, hybrids, quality parameters, stability, yield

Published Online : 27 May 2022