Barth, Susanne

Perennial Biomass Crops for a Resource-Constrained World

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction into Bioenergy Resources from Perennial Crops

1. The Role of Perennial Biomass Crops in a Growing Bioeconomy
I. Lewandowski

2. Pointers for Bioenergy Policy in a Resource-Constrained World
D. Murphy-Bokern

3. Perennial Grasses for Sustainable European Protein Production
U. Jørgensen, P. E. Lærke

4. Long-Term Yields and Soil Carbon Sequestration from Miscanthus: A Review
M. B. Jones, J. Zimmermann, J. Clifton-Brown

5. Miscanthus-Complemented Grassland in Europe: Additional Source of Biomass for Bioenergy
O. Kalinina, U. Thumm, I. Lewandowski

Part II. European Regional Examples for the Use of Perennial Crops for Bioenergy

6. “Soranovskii”: A New Miscanthus Cultivar Developed in Russia
T. Goryachkovskaya, N. Slynko, E. Golubeva, S. V. Shekhovtsov, N. Nechiporenko, S. Veprev, I. Meshcheryakova, K. Starostin, N. Burmakina, A. Bryanskaya, N. Kolchanov, V. Shumny, S. E. Peltek

7. Italian Experiences on Arundo Harvesting: Economic and Energy Appraisal
L. Pari, A. Suardi, A. Scarfone, E. Santangelo

8. Biomass Potential of Fibre Nettle in Lithuania
Z. Jankauskienė, E. Gruzdevienė

9. An Evaluation of Grass Species as Feedstocks for Combustion in Ireland
J. Finnan, J. Carroll, B. Burke

Part III. Genotypic Selection of Perennial Biomass Crops for Crop Improvement

10. New Breeding Collections of Miscanthus sinensis, M. sacchariflorus and Hybrids from Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern Russia
T. R. Hodkinson, E. Petrunenko, M. Klaas, C. Münnich, S. Barth, S. V. Shekhovtsov, S. E. Peltek

11. Creation of Novel Tetraploid Miscanthus sinensis Genotypes
C. Münnich, M. Klaas, V. Bartels, C. Gebhardt

12. A Review of Frost and Chilling Stress in Miscanthus and Its Importance to Biomass Yield
S. Fonteyne, I. Roldán-Ruiz, H. Muylle, T. Swaef, D. Reheul, P. Lootens

13. Creation and Evaluation of Novel Cold Tolerant Miscanthus Hybrids
C. Münnich, K. Kørup, M. Klaas, S. Barth, J. B. Kjeldsen, J. Finnan, S. Fonteyne, M. Jankowska, U. Jørgensen

14. Comparison of Different Miscanthus Genotypes for Ash Melting Behaviour at Different Locations
Y. Iqbal, I. Lewandowski

15. Bioenergy Trees: Genetic and Genomic Strategies to Improve Yield
G. Taylor, M. R. Allwright, H. K. Smith, A. Polle, H. Wildhagen, M. Hertzberg, R. Bhalerao, J. J. B. Keurentjes, S. Scalabrin, D. Scaglione, M. Morgante

16. Screening of Giant Reed Clones for Phytoremediation of Lead Contaminated Soils
S. Sidella, B. Barbosa, J. Costa, S. L. Cosentino, A. L. Fernando

17. Moisture Loss Rate in Grass Cut at Anthesis: Variation Among Selected Traditional Species
S. Jeżowski, S. Ornatowski, J. Finnan, Z. Kaczmarek, J. Cerazy

Part IV. Ecophysiology of Perennial Biomass Crops

18. A Systems Approach Guiding Future Biomass Crop Development on Marginal Land
X.-G. Zhu, T.-G. Chang, Q.-F. Song, J. Finnan, S. Barth, L.-M. Mårtensson, M. B. Jones

19. Mycorrhiza-Based Biofertilizer Application to Improve the Quality of Arundo donax L., Plantlets
E. Baraza, M. Tauler, A. Romero-Munar, J. Cifre, J. Gulias

20. Biomass Yield and N Uptake in Tall Fescue and Reed Canary Grass Depending on N and PK Fertilization on Two Marginal Sites in Denmark
S. U. Larsen, U. Jørgensen, P. E. Lærke

21. Energy Balance of Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L.) Cultivation and Pyrolysis
P. Bartocci, G.i Bidini, F. Cotana, F. Fantozzi

Part V. Examples for End Use of Perennial Biomass Crops

22. Harvesting and Separation of Different Plant Fractions in Cynara cardunculus L.
L. Pari, V. Alfano, A. Acampora, A. Giudice, A. Scarfone, E. Sanzone

23. Masonry Blocks from Lightweight Concrete on the Basis of Miscanthus as Aggregates
D. Waldmann, V. Thapa, F. Dahm, C. Faltz

24. Miscanthus Horse Bedding Compares Well to Alternatives
B. Rauscher, I. Lewandowski

25. Erratum to
Susanne Barth, Donal Murphy-Bokern, Olena Kalinina, Gail Taylor, Michael Jones

Keywords: Life Sciences, Agriculture, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Plant Breeding/Biotechnology

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