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Table 6 Plant parameters for Imola based on calibration against measured data

From: Bioethanol from poplar clone Imola: an environmentally viable alternative to fossil fuel?

Plant parameter Value Notes
Maximum seed yield 180 kg C/ha/year
Biomass partitions 0.01/0.16/0.65/0.18 seed/leaf/stem& branch/root
C/N ratio 19/19/426/45 seed/leaf/stem& branch/root
Total N demand 260.5 kg N/ha/year
Thermal degree days (TDD) 3500 °C
Water requirement 100 kg water/kg dry matter
N fixation 1.2 Plant N/N taken from soil
Optimum temperature 18 °C