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- Feng, Sufei, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Science bulletin 2015 v.60 pp. 598-606
- Triticum aestivum; Zea mays; agroecosystems; biological resources; burning; carbon; carbon footprint; carbon sinks; cattle feeds; cattle manure; climate change; corn; crop residues; crop yield; cropland; greenhouse gas emissions; greenhouse gases; nitrogen; organic fertilizers; soil fertility; winter wheat; China
- ... Burning crop residues and excessive use of chemical fertilizers results in an enormous waste of biological resources, which further weakens the potential capacity of the agro-ecosystem as a carbon sink. To explore the potential of farmlands acting as a carbon sink without yield losses, we conducted an experiment on a temperate eco-farm in eastern rural China. Crop residues were applied to cattle f ...