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Research Project: Rebuilding Soil Health Using Designer Biochars to Improve Native Plant Cover Across Disturbed Missouri Soils

Location: Soil and Water Management Research

Project Number: 5062-12130-007-13-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2015
End Date: Jul 31, 2020

Objective:
Development of improved designer biochar technologies to restore soil health for a large area of degraded soils in Jasper County, Missouri.

Approach:
We will use a multidisciplinary approach comprising of statistics, molecular biology, biotechnology and microscopy.