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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam


Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0


Coordinating institute

Plant biomass

Energy efficiency, environmental compatibility, and economic optimality of processes for managing renewable resources are in the focus of our research.

Current research:

• Identification of suitable plant biomass for thermal and biochemical conversion chains

• Production of high quality wet preserved materials

• Soil emissions of greenhouse gases from cultivation of short rotation coppice

• Clone-site interactions in poplar and willow grown in short rotation on agricultural sites

• Development of machinery and methods for harvesting, drying and storage of agrowood

• Optimization of fertilizer management for nitrogen and phosphorus

Salix and poplar plantation established 1994
Salix and poplar plantation established 1994

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Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. · Max-Eyth-Allee 100 · 14469 Potsdam · Germany · Tel. +49 (0)331 5699 0 · E-mail