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Event date: 4/20/2021 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM Export event
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Agroforestry Virtual Workshop

Hosted by the University of Alberta

The U of A is displaying findings from an 8-year project that looked at the role of trees in agroforestry systems and of the application of biochar and manure compost to agricultural soils in affecting carbon sequestration (storage in the soil and vegetation), carbon stability and greenhouse gas emissions has been studied.

Location: Zoom (click here to register)
Date: April 20
TIme: 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.



9:30-9:40 Welcome and Project overview (Scott Chang)

9:40-9:50 Common agroforestry systems in western Canada (Edward Bork)

9:50-10:10 Findings from the first phase of the project (Scott Chang)

10:10-10:30 Findings from the second phase of the project (Cole Gross)

10:30-10:40 Effects of biochar and composted manure application on enzyme activities (Zhengfeng An)

10:40-10:50 Carbon storage in vegetation in agroforestry systems (Cam Carlyle)

10:50-11:00 Scaling-up carbon storage from plot to regional scale (Bork) 5-10 minutes

11:00-11:05 Summary and wrap-up (Scott Chang/Edward Bork)

11:05-11:45 Q &A


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