The following plant species (showing a potential for biofuel production) will be examined: corn (Zea mays), reed canary grass
, cord grasses, sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), miscanthus (Miscanthus gigantheus), perennial ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum), barley (Hordeurn vulgare), wildrye (Elymus arenarius), needlegrass (Stipa tenacissima), fescue (Festuca rubra).
RECOGNITION Dr Richard Lord, left, with his research associate Richard Green at a brownfield reed canary grass
trial site near the Tees Barrage.
Reed canary grass
, which is native to Britain, is turned into bricks and pellets.
Mount Pisgah Arboretum: Volunteer work party - removing more Reed Canary grass
, 9:30 a.
Negative per capita effects of purple loosestrife and reed canary grass
on plant diversity of wetland communities.
Seven three metre biorolls - sausage-shaped coir mats planted with purple loosestrife, lesser pond sedge, reed canary grass
, yellow flag iris and soft rush - were installed.
In some parts of the country fescue, reed canary grass
, ryegrass and Sudan grass are common.
Until recently it was thought to be reed canary grass
and did not receive management attention.
Catherine Heywood, CALU's biomass expert, gave a presentation on energy grasses and growers saw examples, taken from demonstration plots at Gelli Aur, of energy grass crops such as miscanthus, switch grass and reed canary grass
Forestry residues - miscanthus, reed canary grass
, willow, poplar and straw.
Our students and local farmers can assess the performance of willow, miscanthus and reed canary grass
in Glynllifon," says Eurwyn Edwards, director of land-based provision.
At some sites in Wisconsin, for example, exotics such as reed canary grass
and unpleasant, aggressive weeds such as stinging nettles have taken advantage of the abundant nutrients exposed sediments.
This study evaluated the combustion properties of black liquors from soda-anthraquinone (AQ) pulping of wheat straw and soda-AQ and kraft pulping of reed canary grass
as such, and after heating at 190[degrees]C for 30 min, in a laboratory furnace at 800[degrees]C by a single droplet technique.
Reed canary grass
, Phalaris arundinacea--infests wetlands across the country.
Unfortunately, much of what's spreading is perennial weeds, such as reed canary grass