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Bioenergy development - commissioned reports


Date: 2011
Title: Forestry Commission component of the Woodwisdom project Fibresurf
Authors: Prof. Harry J. Gilbert et al
Full Report: PDF

Summary:
Research into biotechnological tools for wood fibre modification and analysis



Date: 2009
Title: Stump harvesting: interim guidance on site selection and good practice
Authors: Forest Research
Full Report: PDF

Summary
This guidance has been written to assist the forest industry in identifying sites where stumps may be harvested without compromising long-term sustainability, and on any environmental safeguards that must be applied.



Date: 2009
Title: Guidance on Site Selection for Brash Removal
Authors: Forest Research
Full Report: PDF

Summary
Considers upland conifer forests, with a focus on Sitka spruce stands.


Date: 2006
Title: Woodfuel meets the challenge
Authors: Forest Research
Full Report: PDF

Summary
Information about woodfuel including its benefits, modern woodfuel technology and products and comparing costs with other energy source such as gas, oil and electricity.


Date: 2003
Title: Systems for adding value - firewood processors, peeler and pointers 
Authors: Forest Research
Full Report: PDF


Date: 2003
Title: Woodfuel burning systems 
Authors: Forest Research
Full Report: PDF


Date: 2003
Title: Woodfuel production from small, undermanaged woodlands 
Authors: Forest Research
Full Report: PDF