Articles | Volume 4, issue 1
SOIL, 4, 23–35, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-4-23-2018
SOIL, 4, 23–35, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-4-23-2018

Original research article 12 Jan 2018

Original research article | 12 Jan 2018

Bone char effects on soil: sequential fractionations and XANES spectroscopy

Mohsen Morshedizad et al.

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We investigated how the composition of bone char (BC) particles altered in soil and affected the soil P speciation by fractionation and X-ray absorption near-edge structure spectroscopy. Bone char particles (BC from pyrolysis of bone chips and BCplus, a BC enriched with S compounds) were collected at the end of incubation-leaching and ryegrass cultivation trials. Soil amendment with BCplus led to elevated P concentrations and maintained more soluble P species than BC even after ryegrass growth.