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Master Gardeners’ safety precautions for handling, applying, and storing biochar
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Extension and Outreach Publications
  • Charles V. Schwab, Iowa State University
  • H. Mark Hanna, Iowa State University
Description

Biochar is a fairly common label used to identify the by-product from the gasification of carbonaceous materials like wood chips or grasses. It is a solid odorless powder that has a gray/black or black/ tan color depending on the process and original carbonaceous material. This by-product has some characteristics that require safety precautions while storing, handling, and applying.

Publication Date:
4-1-2012
Citation Information
Charles V. Schwab and H. Mark Hanna. "Master Gardeners’ safety precautions for handling, applying, and storing biochar" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/159/