Show simple item record Hodgson, E. M. Fahmi, R. Yates, N. Barraclough, T. Shield, I. Allison, G. Bridgwater, A. V. Donnison, I. S. 2011-05-31T14:58:26Z 2011-05-31T14:58:26Z 2010-08
dc.identifier.citation Hodgson , E M , Fahmi , R , Yates , N , Barraclough , T , Shield , I , Allison , G , Bridgwater , A V & Donnison , I S 2010 , ' Miscanthus as a feedstock for fast-pyrolysis : Does agronomic treatment affect quality? ' Bioresource Technology , vol 101 , no. 15 , pp. 6185-6191 . DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2010.03.024 en
dc.identifier.issn 0960-8524
dc.identifier.other PURE: 164515
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: e914f124-fddf-40f6-93ec-3a591b9cdc76
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/6844
dc.description IMPF: 04.36 Sponsorship: BBSRC RONO: BBS/E/W/00003134E en
dc.description.abstract The objectives of the experiment were to assess the impact of nitrogen (N) and potassium (K) fertiliser application on the cell wall composition and fast-pyrolysis conversion quality of the commercially cultivated hybrid Miscanthus x giganteus. Five different fertiliser treatments were applied to mature Miscanthus plants which were sampled at five intervals over a growing season. The different fertiliser treatments produced significant variation in concentrations of cell wall components and ash within the biomass and affected the composition and quality of the resulting fast-pyrolysis liquids. The results indicated that application of high rates of N fertiliser had a negative effect on feedstock quality for this conversion pathway: reducing the proportion of cell wall components and increasing accumulation of ash in the harvested biomass. No exclusive effect of potassium fertiliser was observed. The low-N fertiliser treatment produced high quality, low ash?high lignin biomass most suitable as a feedstock for thermo-chemical conversion. en
dc.format.extent 7 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Bioresource Technology en
dc.rights en
dc.subject Fertiliser en
dc.subject Lignocellulosic en
dc.subject Ash en
dc.subject Cell wall en
dc.subject Thermochemical en
dc.title Miscanthus as a feedstock for fast-pyrolysis : Does agronomic treatment affect quality? en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en

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