Pro­tect­ing urban trees with biochar

Pro­tect­ing urban trees with biochar

Urban trees are indis­pens­able for healthy air in cities. However, they are also exposed to special stress factors and there­fore have sig­nif­i­cant­ly shorter lifes­pans and higher main­te­nance costs. For this reason, the Swedish capital Stock­holm has been…

Biochar improves urban soils and tree growth

Biochar improves urban soils and tree growth

The growth of urban trees is often inhib­it­ed by low soil quality and numer­ous dis­turb­ing factors such as (air) pol­lu­tion or drought stress. There­fore, attempts are gen­er­al­ly made to stim­u­late the growth of urban trees through syn­thet­ic fer­til­iz­ers…