Optimisation of Energy Crop Production under Dry Climatic Conditions

C. Leonhartsberger, A. Bauer, D. Ilic & T. Amon
Energy crops are still the feedstock of choice for biogas production. Due to climate change and the competition to food and feed production there is need to find site adapted energy crops and varieties that could be grown on sites receiving lower rainfall contents. Therefore the aim of a 4 year lasting project is to determine the optimal variety of the energy crops maize, sorghum, sugar beet and rye for regions with dry climatic conditions....