Yield and spatial supply of bioenergy poplar and willow short-rotation coppice in the UK.

  title={Yield and spatial supply of bioenergy poplar and willow short-rotation coppice in the UK.},
  author={Matthew J. Aylott and Eric Casella and Ian Tubby and Nathaniel Robert Street and P. H. Freer Smith and Gail Taylor},
  journal={The New phytologist},
  volume={178 2},
Limited information on likely supply and spatial yield of bioenergy crops exists for the UK. Here, productivities are reported of poplar (Populus spp.) and willow (Salix spp.) grown as short-rotation coppice (SRC), using data from a large 49-site yield trial network. A partial least-squares regression technique was used to upscale actual field trial observations across England and Wales. Spatial productivity was then assessed under different land-use scenarios. Mean modelled yields ranged… 

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