Testing crops of peas with a mixture of Biochar and fertilizer
Within the experimental tests of the LIGNOBIOLIFE Project, 3.5 ha of peas have been planted, adding a mixture of fertilizer and Biochar in a 2:1 ratio. The test was carried out in the municipality of Mondéjar (Guadalajara) and consisted in incorporating the pea seeds and the mixture into the soil while sowing, leaving the mixture around the seed.
It is expected that the already demonstrated capacities of Biochar as a soil improver can produce a benefit in the early development of the plant and in a better result in germination and growth. The standard planting machinery was used without the need for any adjustment and the Biochar used this time was produced from olive pits. The results will be analyzed to know the effectiveness of this method.