ABSTRACT: Biochar, namedly as a black gold for agriculture, is an anchestor inheritance in an Amazon area founded a tetra-petra soil in-which had given a beneficial output of soil productivity. Recently, a pyrolisis technique to burned such agriculture waste that are rice husks and corn cobs under low temperature and less-oxygen. A green house research has conducted from Jan – May 2014 in Karawang district. Rice husks biochar consists of silicon had gave hihger weight of Zea mays biomass (245,44 gram) and higher nitogen leaf-absorption (13,57 mg) per plant. Moreover, application of biochar into soil has increase efficiently of NPK fertilizer up to 33%. Biochar as a soil amelliorant had showed to build a sustainable agriculture practices.
Penulis: Briljan Sudjana
Kode Jurnal: jppertaniandd140744