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Biomass 2015

We are looking forward to Biomass 2015 starting in a few days! Here is the Conference Program and have a look at the proceedings in our publications...

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Watch "Supergrass: harvesting the energy potential of riverbank plants"

The grassy banks of the river Barrow in Ireland may look unproductive in agricultural terms, but the land and its vegetation may hold the key to an energy revolution.  Watch the YouTube...

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Drought tolerance in grasses – data collection

Different grasses are being measured for drought tolerance at Aarhus University, Denmark, as described at http://grassmargins.com/news_items/71. The aim is to identify crops that have potential use for a high and stable biomass production under drought stress conditions. The drought period has...

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Biomass 2015 Conference

Perennial Biomass Crops for a Resource Constrained World The meeting place for Europe’s non-food biomass scientists in 2015 European biomass research is the focus of ‘Perennial Biomass Crops for a Resource Constrained World’ to be held on 7 – 10 September 2015 at the...

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Drought tolerance analysis in grasses

In order to identify crops that have potential use for a high and stable biomass production on marginal land and under diverse abiotic stress conditions, different C3 grasses and C4 miscanthus will be analysed for drought tolerance on two different soil types at Aarhus University, Denmark (Figure 1...

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