Wood biomass recovery from chestnut orchards: results from a case study

  title={Wood biomass recovery from chestnut orchards: results from a case study},
  author={Carla Nati and Niccol{\`o} Brachetti Montorselli and Roberto Olmi},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
Sweet chestnut has been for many centuries essential to human diet in large areas of Southern Europe. Its cultivation was abandoned in the last century, but is at present under restoration for socioeconomic reasons, representing also an opportunity for allocating woody residues to the energy sector. A little is known from the literature about sweet chestnut pruning, and the aim of the study was to assess the biomass yield and quality, the productivity and costs of the system as well as its… CONTINUE READING
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