Quality of Biomass from Different SRC Species

C. Nati, G. Picchi & R. Spinelli
Italian SRC sector is dominated by poplar clones, whose introduction was facilitated by a number of factors such as the optimal adaptation to soil and climate conditions of Northern Italy, the availability of dedicated nurseries able to promptly provide massive amounts of cuttings, and the confidence of farmers with poplar thanks to the traditional use for timber fast growing plantation on agricultural land. These conditions proved to be very positive for the introduction of SRC...