Life cycle assessment: an application to poplar for energy cultivated in Italy

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Bacenetti, J.; Gonzalez Garcia, S.; Mena, A.; Fiala, M.;
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Agricultural Engineering (issn: 1974-7071, eissn: 2239-6268)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4081/jae.2012.e11
  • Subject: Agriculture | S1-972 | S | Agriculture (General) | Settore AGR/09 - Meccanica Agraria | energy crops ; life cycle assessment ; poplar ; medium rotation forestry ;short rotation forestry | Settore AGR/03 - Arboricoltura Generale e Coltivazioni Arboree | energy crops, life cycle assessment, poplar, medium rotation forestry, short rotation forestry.

The development of the bioenergy sector has led to an increasing interest in energy crops. Short rotation coppices (SRC) are forestry management systems in which fast-growing tree species are produced under intensive cultivation practices to obtain high wood chips yield... View more