Sida hermaphrodita – a perennial bioenergy crop for marginal lands ?

Effect of nitrogen fertilizer and compost on photosynthesis and growth of Virginia fanpetals (Sida hermaphrodita Rusby) As a perennial bioenergy crop Sida hermaphrodita can play important roles on marginal lands in the near future. In a controlled pot experiments the influence of various compost amounts (10, 20, 30, 50%) und nitrogen fertilizer (100 kg N …

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Water use of the new bioenergy crop Igniscum

┬áTranspiration and biomass production of the bioenergy crop Giant Knotweed IGNISCUM under various supplies of water and nutrients. Soil water availability, nutrient supply and climatic conditions are key factors for plant production. For a sustainable integration of bioenergy plants into agricultural systems, detailed studies on their water uses and growth performances are needed. The new …