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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IMPROVING SOIL AND NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR SUSTAINED PRODUCTIVITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY Title: Economic and Societal Benefits of Soil Carbon Management

Authors
item Kimble, J - USDA/NRCS RETIRED
item Rice, C - KANSAS STATE UNIV.
item Reed, D - DRD ASSOC., ARLINGTON, VA
item Mooney, S - BOISE STATE UNIV.
item Follett, Ronald
item Lal, R - OHIO ST. UNIV.

Submitted to: Complete Book
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: August 30, 2006
Publication Date: May 25, 2007
Citation: Kimble, J., Rice, C.W., Reed, D.R., Mooney, S., Follett, R.F., Lal, R. (eds.).2007. Economic and Societal Benefits of Soil Carbon Management. Complete Book. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. 268p.

Interpretive Summary: In the United States, soil has fueled the availability of abundant and safe food supplies, thus underpinning economic growth and development. In the future more vigilance will be needed in managing and renewing this precious resource by replacing the nutrients and life-sustaining matter that is removed by human needs. This book takes these issues into consideration and explores all of the advantages of effective soil carbon management

Technical Abstract: In the United States, soil has fueled the availability of abundant and safe food supplies, thus underpinning economic growth and development. In the future more vigilance will be needed in managing and renewing this precious resource by replacing the nutrients and life-sustaining matter that is removed by human needs. This book takes these issues into consideration and explores all of the advantages of effective soil carbon management.

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