Nitrous oxide emissions from sugarcane fields in the Brazilian Cerrado

Nitrous oxide emissions from sugarcane fields in the Brazilian Cerrado Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 246 (2017) 55–65 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/agee Nitrous oxide emissions from sugarcane fields in the Brazilian Cerrado MARK a, b b Jéssica Fonseca da Silva , Arminda Moreira de Carvalho , Thomaz A. Rein , b b b,c Thais Rodrigues Coser , Walter Quadros Ribeiro Júnior , Douglas Lino Vieira , David A. Coomes Forest Ecology and Conservation Group, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, David Attenborough Building, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QY, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa) − Cerrados. BR-020 km-18, caixa postal 08223, Brasília, DF, 73310-970, Brazil Faculdade de Agronomia e Medicina Veterinária, Universidade de Brasília, Vila Nossa Senhora de Fátima, Planaltina, DF, 73345-010, Brazil ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Brazil meets about 16% of its energy needs with bioethanol and other sugarcane products and leads the world in Bioethanol biofuel energy production. However, there are concerns over the environmental credentials of the sugarcane Cerrado given the high emissions of nitrous oxide (N O) − a potent greenhouse gas− associated with its production. We Emission factor quantify N O fluxes from a sugarcane experiment in the Brazilian Cerrado over http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Elsevier

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Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 246 (2017) 55–65 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/agee Nitrous oxide emissions from sugarcane fields in the Brazilian Cerrado MARK a, b b Jéssica Fonseca da Silva , Arminda Moreira de Carvalho , Thomaz A. Rein , b b b,c Thais Rodrigues Coser , Walter Quadros Ribeiro Júnior , Douglas Lino Vieira , David A. Coomes Forest Ecology and Conservation Group, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, David Attenborough Building, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QY, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa) − Cerrados. BR-020 km-18, caixa postal 08223, Brasília, DF, 73310-970, Brazil Faculdade de Agronomia e Medicina Veterinária, Universidade de Brasília, Vila Nossa Senhora de Fátima, Planaltina, DF, 73345-010, Brazil ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Brazil meets about 16% of its energy needs with bioethanol and other sugarcane products and leads the world in Bioethanol biofuel energy production. However, there are concerns over the environmental credentials of the sugarcane Cerrado given the high emissions of nitrous oxide (N O) − a potent greenhouse gas− associated with its production. We Emission factor quantify N O fluxes from a sugarcane experiment in the Brazilian Cerrado over

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Agriculture, Ecosystems & EnvironmentElsevier

Published: Aug 1, 2017

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