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Video - Soil carbon pools in three agroforestry systems in Alberta. Presentation by Mark Baah-Acheamfour

Mark Baah-Acheamfour discussed the potential of agroforesty in Alberta to act as a soil carbon sink. Comparing three agroforestry systems, grazed woodland, shelterbelts and natural hedgerow with their adjoining agricultural systems, In the first stages of his research, higher concentrations of soil carbon were found in the soil samples from agroforestry sites were found compared to adjoining agricultural soil samples.

Mark Baah-Acheamfour is a graduate student, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, His presentation was part of the 50th Alberta Soil Science Workshop.