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    Author(s): Donald Rockwood; Alan W. RudieSally A. Ralph; J.Y. Zhu; Jerrold E. Winandy
    Date: 2008
    Source: International journal of molecular sciences. Vol. 9 (2008): Pages 1361-1378.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Eucalyptus species are native to Australia but grown extensively worldwide as short rotation hardwoods for a variety of products and as ornamentals. We describe their general importance with specific emphasis on existing and emerging markets as energy products and the potential to maximize their productivity as short rotation woody crops. Using experience in Florida USA and similar locations, we document their current energy applications and assess their productivity as short-term and likely long-term energy and related products.

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    Citation

    Rockwood, Donald; Rudie, Alan W.; Ralph, Sally A.; Zhu, J.Y.; Winandy, Jerrold E. 2008. Energy product options for Eucalyptus species grown as short rotation woody crops. International journal of molecular sciences. Vol. 9 (2008): Pages 1361-1378.

    Keywords

    Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus grandis, Eucalyptus amplifolia, Corymbia torelliana, short rotation woody crops, ethanol, biofuels, silvichemicals, renewable natural resources, utilization, biomass energy, biomass, energy conservation, fuelwood, alcohol, supply and demand, forest products industry, economic aspects, short rotation forestry, market surveys, hardwoods, economic aspects, marketing, renewable energy sources, chemical utilization, wood as fuel, forest resources, short-rotation trees

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