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Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) Appendix 6: Summary of statistics for fresh feedstocks


Citation Forest Research Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) Appendix 6: Summary of statistics for fresh feedstocks, ETI, 2017. https://doi.org/10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000035.
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Author(s) Forest Research
Project partner(s) Forest Research
Publisher ETI
DOI https://doi.org/10.5286/UKERC.EDC.000035
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Abstract This document contains a summary of the analytical results for fresh Miscanthus, Willow SRC, Willow leaves, Poplar SRF trunk, tops and leaves, and Spruce SRF trunk, tops and bark.

This document is one of the 13 appendices to the Final Report from the first Phase (2015/16) of the Characterisation of Feedstocks (CofF) project, the primary purpose of which is to provide an understanding of UK produced biomass properties, how these vary and what causes this variability. The purpose of this report plus its related parts is to report the variability in feedstock properties of UK produced energy biomass, the causes of these variations and the relationship between the feedstock properties and the provenance data collected. Five feedstocks were studied: Miscanthus, willow short rotation coppice (SRC), poplar SRC, poplar grown as short rotation forests (SRF), and spruce SRF, with poplar and Sitka spruce selected to represent broadleaved and coniferous biomass crops respectively. Provenance data include site properties (such as general climate zone and soil chemistry), the conditions at the time of sample collection, and past management of the site and crop with soil samples also collected for analysis. The feedstock samples were analysed in UKAS accredited laboratories.
Associated Project(s) ETI-BI2010: Characterisation of Feedstocks
Associated Dataset(s) No associated datasets
Associated Publication(s)

Characterisation of Feedstocks - Characterisation of biomass feedstocks database

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D12 Final report on investigations into the effect of harvest time and variety on willow SRC and the effect of harvest time and storage method on Miscanthus quality

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D13 Synthesis Report of Phase 1 and Phase 2

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D1 Detailed Schedule of Work

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D2 Methodology and Sampling Consistency Report; Database Design

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1)

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) - Appendix 10 - Part 1: Willow SRC study 1 graphs

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) - Appendix 10 - Part 3: Graphs for Willow SRC IFV study

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) - Appendix 11: Null Hypothesis Tables

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) - Appendix 12 - Part 1: Charts for poplar SRF

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) - Appendix 13 - Part 1: Graphs for Spruce SRF Study 1

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) Appendix 1: D6 Scope and Acceptance Criteria

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) Appendix 4: Miscanthus IVF maps

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) Appendix 7: Charts comparing all feedstocks

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) Appendix 8 Part 1: Miscanthus Study 1 graphs

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) - Appendix 8 - part 3: Miscanthus Infield Variation Charts

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D6 Final Report (Phase 1) - Appendix 9: Total feedstock variance explained by consideration of the structured factors using REML, expressed as % of total variance

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D7 Executive Report Presentation

Characterisation of Feedstocks - D8 Technical Briefing Approach to Contract Amendment 1

Characterisation of Feedstocks - Final Project Presentations to ETI Slide Set - Summary of Findings from Phase 1 and Phase 2, presented at the ETI on 16th March 2017

Characterisation of Feedstocks - Final report on investigations into the effect of harvest time and variety on willow SRC and the effect of harvest time and storage method on Miscanthus quality - Appendices

Characterisation of Feedstocks - Request for Proposal

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