Table 1 Published global estimates of management amenable agricultural land and the C sequestration potential of land management techniques.
ManagementLand typeRange of published amenable
land area estimates (Mha)
Range of published potential C
sequestration rates (Mg C ha−1 year−1)
Improved cropland managementCropland380–19100.08–1.85(16, 17, 26, 34, 36)
Improved grazing land managementGrazing land500–29000.09–1.70(16, 17, 26, 35, 36)