Analysis of Poplar SRC Commercial Plantations in Veneto Region (Italy)

G. Facciotto, S. Bergante, P. Tirroni & R. Zampieri
Veneto Region (Italy) financed the establishment of Short Rotation Coppices (SRC) with the Regional Law 14/2003. A total surface of 1295 ha has been established, mainly with poplar clones. Data on these crops were collected through a free questionnaire send to farmers; 219 responses were obtained. The plantation under investigation were established using two poplar clones 'Pegaso' and 'Sirio'. In the first rotation the average production of 'Pegaso' and 'Sirio' SRC are respectively 5.8 and...