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A comprehensive database of poplar research in North America from 1980 - 2010Author(s): David R. Coyle; Jill A. Zalesny; Ronald S. Jr. Zalesny
Source: In: Fifth International poplar symposium: Poplars and willows: from research models to multipurpose trees for a biobased society; 2010 September 20-25; Orvieto, Italy. IUFRO: 213.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionShort rotation woody crops such as Populus species and hybrids (hereafter referred to as poplars) are renewable energy feedstocks that can potentially be used to offset electricity generation and natural gas use in many temperature regions. Highly productive poplars grown primarily on marginal agricultural sites are an important component of the future North American energy strategy.
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CitationCoyle, David R.; Zalesny, Jill A.; Zalesny, Ronald S. Jr. 2010. A comprehensive database of poplar research in North America from 1980 - 2010. In: Fifth International poplar symposium: Poplars and willows: from research models to multipurpose trees for a biobased society; September 20-25, 2010; Orvieto, Italy. IUFRO: 213.
Keywordspoplar research database, short rotation, biomass production
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