New briefing paper: Assessing soil quality in agro-ecosystems

Briefing paper Assessing soil quality in agro ecosystems

 

 

 

In this briefing paper Giulia Bongiorno explains how monitoring soil quality indicators can help in the establishment of management practices that better support the multiple ecosystem services that good quality soil provides. The effect of soil management on organic carbon is traditionally measured by monitoring total organic carbon (TOC). However here we show that the novel indicator permanganate oxidizable carbon (POXC) is a more informative alternative.

 

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New briefing paper: Getting to the roots of sustainable land management

Briefing paper Getting to the roots

 

 

 

 

In a recent blog, the iSQAPER team at IEEP writes that »World Soil Day highlights urgency for EU action on improving the health of our soils

In the accompanying briefing paper by Stephen Meredith seeks to inform EU, national and regional policy makers about how the latest CAP reform could deliver much-needed improvements in environmental and climate action.

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WebinarIsqaper Webinar: ”Understanding Europe's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and its Relationship to Soil Protection”
11 February 2016 11:00 to 13:00 CET

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