Greenhouse gas balance of an establishing Sphagnum culture on a former bog grassland in Germany

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A. Günther ; G. Jurasinski ; K. Albrecht ; G. Gaudig ; M. Krebs ; S. Glatzel (2017)
  • Publisher: International Mire Conservation Group and International Peat Society
  • Journal: Mires and Peat (issn: 1819-754X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.19189/MaP.2015.OMB.210
  • Subject: carbon dioxide | ditches | methane | paludiculture | peatlands | Sphagnum farming | Ecology | QH540-549.5

The cultivation of Sphagnum mosses on re-wetted peat bogs for use in horticulture is a new land use strategy. We provide the first greenhouse gas balances for a field-scale Sphagnum farming experiment on former bog grassland, in its establishment phase. Over two years w... View more
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