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Increasing soil organic carbon (SOC) can improve soil health and can help to mitigate climate change.
Although there is a limit on the amount of organic carbon that can be stored in soils, the large losses in the past means that many Australian agricultural soils have the potential for large increases.
SOC levels are influenced by management practices. Many management practices that are effective in increasing SOC are also effective in improving crop and pasture yields.
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