The use of biochar, a charcoal that is not readily degraded and is made specifically for land application, may have a role in meeting these challenges. Moreover, biochar may provide nursery managers with opportunities to produce seedlings for reforestation and restoration in a more sustainable way, particularly by reducing irrigation inputs, as evidenced through several trials summarized here.
Keywords: biochar, nursery production, outplanting, reforestation, restoration, conservation, land management U.S. Forest Service
2020. Tree Planter’s Notes. 63(1): 61-68; USDA Forest Service Research & Development.View Resource Download Resource