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Table 2 Deterministic parameters used in the biomass production models

From: Dynamic life-cycle carbon analysis for fast pyrolysis biofuel produced from pine residues: implications of carbon temporal effects

  Unit Value
Parameters for forest operations
 Rotation length Year 30
 Diesel consumption of applying fertilizers and herbicides [64] kg ha−1 a 7.5
 Diesel consumption of planting [64] kg ha−1 23.4
 Diesel consumption of chipping [96] kg m−3 residues 2.8
 Diesel consumption of collecting, piling and burning [83] kg ha−1 145.4
 Nitrogen fertilizer usage [65] kg N ha−1 103.1
 Phosphorus fertilizer usage [65] kg P2O5 ha−1 12.8
 Herbicide usage [64] kg ha−1 1.36
Parameters for biomass outputs
 Aboveground live tree moisture content [97] % wet 50
 Aboveground live tree wet density [98, 99] kg m−3 930
Parameters for biomass outputs
 Pine residue carbon content [57] % 50.1
 Pine residue moisture content [57] %wet basis 45
 Pine residue ash content [57] % 0.76
  1. a 1 ha = 10,000 m2