Using existing sources of information, quantifying soil organic carbon would be a first step to increasing it, a crucial way to support climate change mitigation and agricultural resilience.
A new study explores how conservation agriculture in southern Africa supports spider populations and diversity, which could help mitigate pest damage.
“At the production stage, soils have an important role to play in reducing carbon emissions.”
If we take care of our soils, our soils will take care of us.
The maps include information on soil PH, organic matter, total nitrogen, clay content and boron content.
The initiative will serve to develop comprehensive soil information at scale for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha