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Biochar production and uses dr. reddy

  1. 1. BIOCHAR PRODUCTION AND USES<br />Workshop on Biochar - Production and UsesThursday 16th - Friday 17th September 2010<br />Appropriate Rural Technology Institute's Rural,<br />Phaltan, Maharashtra <br />Dr. N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy,<br />CEO, GEO<br />http://e-geo.org | http://biocharindia.com <br />Ver. 1. GEO<br />
  2. 2. SOURCES OF BIOMASS FOR BIOCHAR<br />
  3. 3. PROSOPIS JULIFLORA AS MAIN SOURCE<br />
  4. 4. PROSOPIS JULIFLORA - CAUSE AND USE<br />SEMI-ARID ENVRIONMENT<br />Decrease in rainfall<br />High temperatures<br />Climate change / variability<br />Increase in intensity of cultivation<br />-Energy Needs<br />-Charcoal Making<br />- Wood for agricultural implements / funiture<br />-Pods / leaves as livestock feed<br />Groundwater use<br />Contribution of salts<br />-Use of complex fertilizers<br />-Surfacing of natural salts from deep inside the ground through groundwater<br />+<br />ALKALINE SOILS<br />Fallow lands<br />Poor germination, <br />Non-availability of soil minerals<br />Decrease in yield<br />Suitable for growth of ProsopisJuliflora<br />
  5. 5. CHARCOAL PRODUCTION – TRADITIONAL (Earth Mound Kiln)<br />
  6. 6. EFFICIENT BIOCHAR RETORTS<br />GSBC Project<br />
  7. 7. MAGH SERIES BIOCHAR PRODUCING STOVES<br />GOOD STOVES<br />http://goodstove.com<br />
  8. 8. MAGH SERIES BIOCHAR PRODUCING STOVES<br />
  9. 9. BIOCHAR PRODUCERS COOPERATIVE – FOR SUSTAINABILITY<br />
  10. 10. BIOCHAR SOURCES<br />
  11. 11. TRADITIONAL USE OF BIOCHAR<br />
  12. 12. ENHANCING SOIL MICROBES AND APPLICATION IN THE FIELDS<br />
  13. 13. BIOCHAR URINALS<br />TAPPING NITROGEN FROM URINE OF ANIMALS AND PEOPLE USING BIOCHAR<br />
  14. 14. BIOCHAR COMPOST<br />
  15. 15. BIOCHAR MULCHING<br />
  16. 16. BIOCHAR PREPARATIONS & APPLICATION<br />
  17. 17. BIOCHAR APPLICATION RESULTS<br />
  18. 18. 150 TO 200 % INCREASE IN CROP PRODUCTION<br />
  19. 19. CONTROL<br />4 KGS BIOCHAR COMPOST<br />8 KGS BIOCHAR COMPOST<br />RESEARCH PLOT<br />
  20. 20. BIOCHAR RESULTS<br />GSBC PROJECT, 2009 (DORUGHT PREVAILED DURING <br />THE GROWING SEASON)<br />
  21. 21. OTHER BIOCHAR APPLICATIONS<br />BIOCHAR BRICKS, GREEN BUILDINGS<br />WATER LESS CLEANING<br />
  22. 22. TERRA PRETA VS BIOCHAR<br />
  23. 23. BIOCHAR FRAMEWORK<br />POLICY<br />TECHNOLOGY<br />RESEARCH<br />LOCAL PRACTICES<br />CHARCOAL PLUS AMENDMENTS TO SOIL<br />BIOCHAR<br />
  24. 24. GSBC PROJECT <br />INTEGRATED APPROACH<br />
  25. 25. GOOD STOVES AND BIOCHAR COMMUNITIES PROJECT<br />GSBC PROJECT, being implemented in parts of Andhra Pradesh State is an integrated project.<br />This project started in May 2009, Geoecology Energy Organisation is responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of the project. The “Alternative Carbone Project” portfolio of Action Carbone has promoted this project to be implemented in the rural areas of the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. <br />http://www.biocharindia.com | http://www.e-geo.org<br />http://www.goodstove.com<br />Group: http://groups.google.com/group/biocharindia<br />
  26. 26. BIOCHAR FIELDS– GSBC PROJECT<br />7.5 TONNES OF BIOCHAR FACILITATED..<br />
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  28. 28. THANK YOU…<br />http://biocharindia.com<br />

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