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Table 8 GHG emissions at sweet sorghum planting stage

From: Assessing the sweet sorghum-based ethanol potential on saline–alkali land with DSSAT model and LCA approach

Item Input [40,41,42] Carbon emission factor [31, 40,41,42] GHG emissions (kg CO2 eq/ha)a
Nitrogen fertilizer 54 kg/ha 0.858 kg CO2 eq /kg 46.33
Phosphate fertilizer 81 kg/ha 0.17 kg CO2 eq /kg 13.77
Potassium fertilizer 67.5 kg/ha 0.12 kg CO2 eq /kg 8.1
Herbicide 3.56 kg/ha 4.7 kg CO2 eq /kg 16.73
Insecticide 0.75 kg/ha 4.93 kg CO2 eq /kg 3.70
Diesel oil 67 L/ha 0.85 kg CO2 eq /L 56.95
Summary    145.58
  1. aGHG emissions are the inputs times carbon emission factors