What is Biochar?
Biochar is charcoal that is made for use in soil. Biochar is made from biomass (like wood or straw) by applying heat in the absence of oxygen. Heat bakes the biomass, releasing flammable gases and leaving behind a solid carbon structure - charcoal.
Charcoal is beneficial as a soil amendment. It absorbs and
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Briquettes which are machine-made charcoal are made from various raw materials such as straw, sawdust, wood shavings, rice husk, corncob, twigs, bagasse, coffee husks and various kind of combustible plant materials. See a detailed list from this link: Our Products.
The main differences between