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Harvesting small stems and residues for biofuels: An international perspectiveAuthor(s): Alastair A. Twaddle; Bryce J. Stokes; William F. Watson
Source: ASAE Paper 89-7545. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 16 p.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe International Energy Agency, an autonomous body within the OECD, encourages R&D in the harvesting of forest biomass for energy through international collaboration in two harvesting Activities. In spite of the decrease in real price of crude oil many countries continue to recover forest biomass for fuel, although the justification for doing so varies.
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CitationTwaddle, Alastair A.; Stokes, Bryce J.; Watson, William F. 1989. Harvesting small stems and residues for biofuels: An international perspective. ASAE Paper 89-7545. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 16 p.
KeywordsBiomass, Harvesting machinery, Fuel, Chips
- Wood bioenergy and soil productivity research
- Forest biomass-based energy
- Net energy output from harvesting small-diameter trees using a mechanized system
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