One critical aspect for operators of the wood energy market is the quantification of above ground biomass production in establishing contracts before harvest. The preparation of a biomass regression equation for individual SRF yield is expensive and time-consuming for most operators. The aim of this study is to develop equations for a non-destructive estimation of biomass yields easy to use. The data collected were utilized to develop exponential functions in the form W = bDC (where W is the total shoot wet or dry weight and D is the diameter at breast height) that give a reasonable estimate of above ground biomass for individual shoots. Keywords: biomass production, energy crops, poplar.

Aboveground biomass estimation for Italian poplar SRF / G. Facciotto, T. Zenone, O. Failla - In: Proceedings 14. European Conference & Exhibition, Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection / ETA-Florence, Italy and WIP-Munich, Germany. - [s.l] : ETA-Florence, Italy and WIP-Munich, Germany, 2005 Oct. - ISBN 88-89407-07-7. (( Intervento presentato al 14. convegno European Conference & Exhibition, Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection tenutosi a Parigi nel 2005.

Aboveground biomass estimation for Italian poplar SRF

O. Failla
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2005

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One critical aspect for operators of the wood energy market is the quantification of above ground biomass production in establishing contracts before harvest. The preparation of a biomass regression equation for individual SRF yield is expensive and time-consuming for most operators. The aim of this study is to develop equations for a non-destructive estimation of biomass yields easy to use. The data collected were utilized to develop exponential functions in the form W = bDC (where W is the total shoot wet or dry weight and D is the diameter at breast height) that give a reasonable estimate of above ground biomass for individual shoots. Keywords: biomass production, energy crops, poplar.
short rotation forestry ; Popolus nigra ; biomass
Settore AGR/03 - Arboricoltura Generale e Coltivazioni Arboree
Consiglio per la ricerca e la sperimentazione in agricoltura - Istituto per la pioppicoltura, Casale Monferrato
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