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Carbon sequestration in irrigated pastures

Shewmaker, G.E. and Entry, J.A. and Sojka, R.E. (2005) Carbon sequestration in irrigated pastures. p. 594. In: O'Mara, F.P. and al, et (eds.) Proceedings of the XX International Grassland Congress. Ireland-Dublin, 2005/06/26-07/01.

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Abstract

Carbon sequestration potential for irrigated grazing lands is significant. We measured organic and inorganic C stored in southern Idaho soils having long-term land use histories that supported native sagebrush vegetation (NSB), irrigated pasture systems (IP), irrigated conservation tillage sites (ICT), and irrigated moldboard plowing systems (IMP). This study estimates the amount of possible organic, inorganic and total C sequestration if irrigated pasture land was expanded by 10%.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 1161
Subjects: Mass Import - unclassified
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:56
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2016 18:48
Item ID: 953
URI: https://eprints.nwisrl.ars.usda.gov/id/eprint/953

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