Possibility of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration by Catch Crops

Małgorzata Pawłowska 1 , Artur Pawłowski 1 , Lucjan Pawłowski 1 , Wojciech Cel 1 , Katarzyna Wójcik Oliveira 1 , Cezary Kwiatkowski 2 , Elżbieta Harasim 2  and Lei Wang 3
  • 1 Faculty of Environmental Engineering, 20-618, Lublin, Poland
  • 2 University of Life Science in Lublin, 20-033, Lublin, Poland
  • 3 Zhejiang A and F University, 311300, Hangzhou, China

Abstract

The global fluxes of carbon in the ecosystem of Earth, with particular attention drawn to the cycle of CO2 were characterised. The sequestration of carbon dioxide in the biomass of plants, especially the ones which can be cultivated as catch crops is described. It was shown that the cultivation of catch crops may play an important role in the mitigation of CO2 emissions.

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