Making Charcoal and Biochar: A comprehensive guide
A Paperback edition by Rebecca Oaks in English (Apr 9, 2018)
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This book offers chapters on the heritage skills of earth burns, the enduring popularity of metal kilns, and the future represented by the charcoal retort. Biochar?or small... Read more
This book offers chapters on the heritage skills of earth burns, the enduring popularity of metal kilns, and the future represented by the charcoal retort. Biochar?or small particle charcoal?has been heralded as a "super substance" that can increase soil fertility and productivity while locking up carbon into the ground. Covering business essentials such as legislation and marking, there are also chapters on why charcoal is in the ascendancy from the ubiquitous barbecue to recent research into biochar from carbon sequestration.
Making Charcoal and Biochar Paperback edition by Rebecca Oaks
Rebecca Oaks set up her coppice business in 1994, specialising in hazel hurdle making and coppice products. The bread and butter money though, came from firewood in the winter and making twelve tonnes of charcoal through the summer. She is co-author with Edward Mills of Coppicing and Coppice Crafts and Greenwood Crafts, both publsihed by Crowood.
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