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dc.contributorWani, Suhasen_US
dc.contributorSahrawat, Kanwar Lalen_US
dc.creatorPal, Dilip Kumaren_US
dc.identifier.citationDilip Kumar Pal, Suhas Wani, Kanwar Lal Sahrawat. (31/3/2014). Carbon Sequestration in Indian Soils: Present Status and the Potential. India Section B: Biological Sciences, 00, pp. 1-22.en_US
dc.description.abstractIndia’s growing self-sufficiency in food production and food stocks since independence suggest that soils have the capacity to produce. Therefore, a review of Indian soils and their capacity to sequester carbon; and the factors favouring C sequestration under different land uses is in order. Several researchers, especially those in The National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning and the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics monitored the changes in soil organic (SOC) and inorganic (SIC) carbon as influenced by land use in the Indo-Gangetic Alluvial Plains and black soil regions between 1980 and 2005. The results showed an increase in SOC stocks due to turnover of greater plant biomass into the soil. Results of long-term fertilizer experiments with rice-based double or triple cropping systems indicate soil’s capacity to store greater C, and maintain higher C in passive pools and that active fraction of soil C can be used as an indicator of soil health. The inclusion of active pool/ labile SOC is expected to improve the performance of Century eco-system model in predicting SOC changes under different climatic conditions. Greenhouse gas emissions from the tropical Indian soils (both zeolitic and nonzeolitic) do not seem to contribute significantly to the global warming potential. The application NPK plus FYM emerged as a cost effective technology for Indian farmers In view of the potential of C sequestration by major zeolitic and non-zeolitic soils, the present SOC stock of about 30 Pg can be further increaseden_US
dc.publisherSpringer Verlag (Germany)en_US
dc.sourceIndia Section B: Biological Sciences;00,(2014) Pagination 1,22en_US
dc.subjectindian soilsen_US
dc.subjectpotential of c sequestrationen_US
dc.subjectsoil resilienceen_US
dc.titleCarbon Sequestration in Indian Soils: Present Status and the Potentialen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
cg.subject.agrovocgreenhouse gasesen_US
cg.contributor.centerIndian Council of Agricultural Research, National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning - ICAR- NBSS&LUPen_US
cg.contributor.centerInternational Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics - ICRISATen_US
cg.contributor.crpCRP on Dryland Systems - DSen_US
cg.contributor.funderNot Applicableen_US
cg.coverage.regionSouthern Asiaen_US
cg.isijournalISI journalen_US
dc.identifier.statusLimited accessen_US
cg.journalIndia Section B: Biological Sciencesen_US

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