Baoshan Xing Delivers Invited Lecture at International Agriculture Conference in India

Baoshan Xing
Baoshan Xing

Baoshan Xing, professor of environmental and soil chemistry in the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, traveled to Hisar, India to give the invited keynote lecture at the inaugural ceremony of the Golden Jubilee International Conference on New Millennia Agriculture: Novel Trends and Future Scenario.

Xing spoke Wednesday at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University on “the importance of biochar for soil health and resiliency,” leading off keynote lectures by other distinguished scientists from around the world. The conference, which runs through Friday, aims to address food insecurity and sustainable agriculture – “the two foremost challenges facing the agriculture community in the coming millennia” – by promoting a combination of innovative science and integrated approaches.

Among the world's most highly cited researchersXing conducts research in environmental and soil chemistry that focuses on protecting the environment through maintaining or improving soil and water quality.