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Mechanized harvesting of Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) for the CERESiS project

7th December 2021: Mechanized harvesting trials of Phalaris arundinacea by means of a disc mower began at the experimental site of the University of Tuscia – Viterbo, Italy.

During the harvesting process, data on soil compaction and harvest time were also acquired; moreover, the biomass to be used by the partners Karlsruher Institut für Technologie in Germany (KIT) and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche in Italy (CNR) of the CERESiS project was also collected, for Fast pyrolysis (FP) and Supercritical water gasification (SCWG) testing.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 101006717.