Swedish researchers find tree stumps make good cellulosic biofuel feedstock

May 30, 2016 |

In Sweden, findings from an eight-year long research program financed by SLU, the Swedish Energy Agency and a number of forest companies have been published in a special issue of the journal Forest Ecology and Management. Some conclusions are that biofuel from stumps are considerably better from a climatic point of view than burning of fossil fuels, that the effects of stump harvesting often are short-term, and that the negative effects on dead-wood dependent species is related to the proportion of clear-cuts harvested.

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