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Mid-rotation yields of biomass plantations in the north central United States

Mid-rotation yields of biomass plantations in the north central United States

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station in St. Paul, Minn. (1992 Folwell Ave., St. Paul 55108) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biomass energy -- Research -- Middle West,
  • Plantations -- Research -- Middle West

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMid rotation yields of biomass plantations in the north central United States
    StatementEdward Hansen
    SeriesResearch paper NC -- 309, Research paper NC -- 309
    ContributionsNorth Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17932557M

    Over the last 50 years, cooperative research on planted southern pine management among SE U.S. universities, government agencies, and forest industry has developed and facilitated the widespread implementation of improved genetic and silvicultural technology. The impact of the regional research cooperatives is difficult to overstate, with current members managing 55% of . In some regions, such as the Central United States, periodic winter cold events are likely to become more extreme under a future climate (Kim et al. ) and threaten livestock produc­ tion. Low temperatures, especially when combined with wind, decrease livestock production efficiency by requiring greater feed intake to maintain body temperature.

    Full text of "Permaculture: Agroforestry in Sustainable Agricultural Systems" See other formats.   Abstract. Forest growth and yield models are tools designed to provide forest managers with quantitative information on plantation development dynamics, the influence of various silvicultural manipulations like vegetation control, thinning, and fertilization, and the potential quantity and quality of forest by: 2.

    Sweetgum is a unique species in North America and has been separated from it relatives for many thousands of years. In its current ecosystem spanning over much of the eastern United States and into Central America, the species thrives. The species rapid growth rate and adaptability on many sites poises both promise and problems for forest Cited by: 3.   Williams PA, Koblents H, Gordon AM () Bird use of two intercropped plantations in southern Ontario. In: Ehrenreich DL, Lee HW (eds) Growing a sustainable future: Proceedings of the fourth North American agroforestry conference, 23–28 July , University of Idaho, Boise, pp – Google ScholarAuthor: D. R. Bhardwaj, Mansi R. Navale, Sandeep Sharma.


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Get this from a library. Mid-rotation yields of biomass plantations in the north central United States. [Edward Hansen; North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)]. For sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, ]), by Bernhard Kulke, United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Electronics Research Center (U.S.) (page images at HathiTrust) The bioenvironmental impact of air pollution from fossil-fuel power plants / (Corvallis, Or.

The amount of biomass produced between clones planted in (P = ) and (P = ) differed the end of the year growing season for the planting, the total amount of biomass production of the NM6 clone was Mg ha −1, which is almost similar to the biomass production of the same clone in previous by: In the near future, wood from the km 2 of pine plantations in the southern United States could provide much of the feedstock for emerging bioenergy industries.

Research and operational experience show that total plantation biomass productivity exceeding Mg ha −1 y −1 green weight basis with rotations less than 25 years are biologically possible, financially attractive, Cited by: Global environmental and economic concerns about fossil fuel consumption have prompted interest in producing alternative fuels from renewable materials.

Growing crops dedicated as energy feedstocks could increase biofuel production capacity with relatively minimal adverse environmental impacts.

Highly productive energy crops can minimize land area requirements. We simulated landscape change from to under five scenarios of woody biomass production for wood pellets and liquid biofuels in North Carolina, in the southeastern United States, a region.

Because greater forage quality yields greater deer growth and productivity and intensively managed pine forests are common in the southeastern United States, forest managers would benefit from an. Using baseline scenarios, the U.S.

Department of Energy estimates that forestlands in the contiguous United States have the capability to produce million dry Mg of biomass annually by the year [].Likewise, the baseline estimate for perennial crops (woody and herbaceous) on agricultural lands was million dry Mg of biomass annually, with estimates for high-yield Cited by: 6.

Fifteen of the seventeen sites for the current study were selected from two regional networks of hybrid poplar clone and yield trials established in the north-central United States during to (year-old plantations) [27,37] and to (year-old plantations) [38,39,40].Cited by: Herbicides, commonly used for vegetation management in intensively managed pine (Pinus spp.) forests of the southeastern United States, with and without fire, may alter availability of quality forage for white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus; deer), an economically and socially important game species in North America.

Because greater forage quality yields greater deer growth Cited by: About the Station. The Southern Research Station is one of seven units that make up the U.S. Forest Service Research and Development organization – the most extensive natural resources research organization in the world.

Site index curves for forest tree species in the Eastern United States. North Central General Technical Report NC‐ North Central General Technical Report NC‐ USDA Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station, St.

Paul, MN. Mid-rotation silviculture timing influences nitrogen mineralization of loblolly pine plantations in the mid-south USA Blazier, Michael A.; Scott, D.

Andrew; Coleman, Ryan The silvicultural implications of age patterns in two southern pine stands. in the distribution of crown biomass around the stem, with the highest proportion of biomass found in the north–east quadrant. No direct link was found between crown biomass distribution and stem eccentricity.

The direction of pith eccentricity at m height was confined to the north-west and south-east sectors. Biomass accumulation is lower at edge of row near trees.

Biomass accumulation is greater in switchgrassonly treatments. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Biomass increment rates (g m-2 day-1) Time (B) 0 1, 1, Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Biomass (g m   Herbicide technology has evolved with forest management in North America over the past 60 years and has become an integral part of modern forestry practice.

Forest managers have prescribed herbicides to increase reforestation success and long-term timber yields. Wildlife managers and others interested in conserving biodiversity, however, have often viewed Cited by: Evaluation of two baling systems for harvesting biomass on the Osceola National Forest, Florida, United States, Charleston, SC.

Carreiro, M. and W. Zipperer (). Urban forestry and the eco-city: today and tomorrow. Full text of "Ecological issues in a changing world: status, response, and strategy" See other formats. Goals / Objectives The overall goal of this project is to develop and assess novel methods for agricultural water management in order to increase crop production resilience to drought and reduce the transport of nutrients and sediments from agricultural lands in the North Carolina Coastal Plains to receiving surface waters.

Specific objectives and expected outcomes include: 1. Response of Timber Growth and Avian Communities to Quality Vegetation Management in Mid-rotation CRP Pine Plantations.

In K. Connor (Ed.), Proceedings of the 13th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

Bechtold, William A. Crown-Diameter Prediction Models for 87 Species of Stand-Grown Trees in the Eastern United States Bechtold, William A. Largest-Crown- Width Prediction Models for 53 Species in the Western United States Dickens, E.D. Mid-rotation fertilization in row thinned loblolly pine plantations: effect of broiler litter and inorganic fertilizer applications on stand growth.

Presented at the Univ. of MD Fertilization of Forest Stands with Poultry Litter Workshop. Ma Ocean City, MD.

B. Creative contributions other than formal publications.Walsh, O. S., Real-time use of soil moisture data for refined greenseeker sensor based nitrogen recommendations in winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and effect of foliar phosphorus fertilization on corn (Zea mays L.) grain yield and phosphorus use D.

Dissertation, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.