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Maximum biomass yields

Toby Bradshaw toby at stein1.u.washington.edu
Mon Nov 15 17:48:08 EST 1993


In article <MARDER.66.000EE9C9 at agri.huji.ac.il>,
Jonathan B. Marder <MARDER at agri.huji.ac.il> wrote:
>  We are interested in measurements of photosynthetic productivity i.e.
>biomass per sq. metre per day.  This can be for cultured or natural systems.
>If you are aware of such measurements/calculations, please inform me (you may
>post here).   I am mainly interested in recent references.

30Mg/ha/yr for hybrid Populus in the Pacific Northwestern U.S.  If I'm
doing the math right, that's about 9g/m^2/d averaged over a whole
year (bone dry biomass above ground).

-Toby Bradshaw
toby at u.washington.edu



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