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From summaries of results of species trials begun in 1978 and growth studies on harsh sites, it is concluded that black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) will be better than hybrid poplars (Populus spp.) for energy production in Michigan. Genetic variation and possibilities for improvement are...

Miller, R. O.; Bloese, P. D.; Hanover, J. W.
Institute of Gas Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Energy from biomass and wastes XI., 1988, pp 17-39

Results are reported from three trials (close spacing, short rotation and conventional spacing) in Kansas, USA, comparing growth, yield, costs and coppice potential. Species involved were: Acer saccharinum, A. negundo, Alnus glutinosa, Catalpa speciosa, Gleditsia triacanthos, Platanus occidentalis, ...

Geyer, W. A.
Biomass (London), 1989, 20, 3-4, pp 167-175