The Cra-Ing Experience on Storage of Poplar Wood Chips

M. Barontini, A. Scarfone, E. Santangelo, F. Gallucci, R. Spinelli & L. Pari
The present work shows the principal storage methods tested by the CRA-ING research unit on SRF comminuted poplar and the preliminary results of a new test made on wood chips coming from different tree portions of traditional poplar plantations. The storage trials were performed outdoor creating woodchips piles of similar dimension. These were exposed to different storage conditions affecting the microbial degradations phenomena and the chemical reactions occurred. The storage dynamics inside the heaps of...