R Lal

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Carbon emission from farm operations
    R Lal
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210 1085, USA
    Environ Int 30:981-90. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Soil carbon sequestration impacts on global climate change and food security
    R Lal
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Science 304:1623-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Soil organic carbon pools and sequestration rates in reclaimed minesoils in Ohio
    V A Akala
    School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State Univ, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Environ Qual 30:2098-104. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint World crop residues production and implications of its use as a biofuel
    R Lal
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
    Environ Int 31:575-84. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Modeling soil organic matter dynamics as affected by soil water erosion
    V Polyakov
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, The Ohio State University, 422D Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Environ Int 30:547-56. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Crop residues as soil amendments and feedstock for bioethanol production
    R Lal
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, The Ohio State University, Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Waste Manag 28:747-58. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Soil erosion and the global carbon budget
    R Lal
    School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210 1085, USA
    Environ Int 29:437-50. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Soil carbon dynamics in cropland and rangeland
    R Lal
    School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Environ Pollut 116:353-62. 2002

Collaborators

  • V Polyakov
  • V A Akala

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Carbon emission from farm operations
    R Lal
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210 1085, USA
    Environ Int 30:981-90. 2004
    ..In view of the high C costs of major inputs, sustainable management of agricultural ecosystems implies that an output/input ratio, expressed either as gross or net output of C, must be >1 and has an increasing trend over time...
  2. ncbi request reprint Soil carbon sequestration impacts on global climate change and food security
    R Lal
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Science 304:1623-7. 2004
    ..5 to 1 kg/ha for cowpeas. As well as enhancing food security, carbon sequestration has the potential to offset fossil fuel emissions by 0.4 to 1.2 gigatons of carbon per year, or 5 to 15% of the global fossil-fuel emissions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Soil organic carbon pools and sequestration rates in reclaimed minesoils in Ohio
    V A Akala
    School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State Univ, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Environ Qual 30:2098-104. 2001
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  4. ncbi request reprint World crop residues production and implications of its use as a biofuel
    R Lal
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
    Environ Int 31:575-84. 2005
    ..This option will require 40-60 million hectares of land in the US and about 250 million hectares worldwide to establish bioenergy plantations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modeling soil organic matter dynamics as affected by soil water erosion
    V Polyakov
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, The Ohio State University, 422D Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Environ Int 30:547-56. 2004
    ..It was estimated that at soil loss rate of 10 t ha(-1) year(-1) (value often considered a threshold for maintaining productivity) 19% of the total SOC loss would be attributed to erosion after 90 years of cultivation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Crop residues as soil amendments and feedstock for bioethanol production
    R Lal
    Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, The Ohio State University, Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Waste Manag 28:747-58. 2008
    ..g., biofuel plantations, animal waste, municipal sold waste) is a high priority. Establishing biofuel plantations on agriculturally marginal or degraded lands can off-set 3.5-4 Pg Cyr(-1)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Soil erosion and the global carbon budget
    R Lal
    School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210 1085, USA
    Environ Int 29:437-50. 2003
    ..Adoption of conservation-effective measures may reduce the risks of C emission and sequester C in soil and biota...
  8. ncbi request reprint Soil carbon dynamics in cropland and rangeland
    R Lal
    School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    Environ Pollut 116:353-62. 2002
    ..Soil C sequestration has numerous ancillary benefits. It is truly a win-win situation: extremely cost-effective, and a bridge to the future until alternative energy options take effect...