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A study was conducted to evaluate the use of a highly mechanized machinery, the Timberjack 1270 B harvester, in biomass harvesting along a small river canal (the Roglio) located near Forcoli, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. The main purpose of cleaning riverbeds is to maintain the steady flow of meteoric...

Verani, S.; Sperandio, G.
UNACOMA Service srl, Rome, Italy
Mondo Macchina, 2003, 12, 4, pp 56-59

A description is given of the feasibility study to supply the energy needs of the Istituto Sperimentale per la Meccanizzazione Agricola from fuelwood grown on the site of the Institute at Tormancina, north-east of Rome, Italy. The species to be grown on the 70 ha farm would be Populus × ...

Sperandio, G.; Verani, S.
Mondo Macchina, 1997, No. 6, pp 24-38

The EU has been financing a project to develop technologies for the conversion of biomass into electrical energy. The Italian part of the project uses 8 tonnes of dry woody material per hour to produce 12 MW of electrical energy. ISMA is carrying out research to identify appropriate machinery for...

Pari, L.; Fedrizzi, M.; Iapichino, G.
Macchine e Motori Agricoli, 1996, 54, 7/8, pp 64-72

An account of the economics, energy potential, and environmental value of short rotation coppice forestry (in Italy). The species most frequently used are Robinia pseudoacacia, Salix sp. and Populus hybrids. Data are tabulated to illustrate typical start-up costs, production costs for 8, 16 and 24...

Spinelli, R.
Terra e Sole, 1995, 50, 636, pp 318-325

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