Miscanthus – the basics
Accelerating the growth of bioenergy crops. (miscanthus case study, 1 minute read).
Miscanthus, a grass for net zero. (3 minute video)
Potential for UK grown biomass
Energy Technologies Institute (2017). An ETI Perspective – Increasing UK biomass production through more productive use of land.
Lovett et al. (2014). The availability of land for perennial energy crops in Great Britain.
Crop breeding, establishment and management
Clifton-Brown et al. (2019). Breeding Strategies to Improve Miscanthus as a Sustainable Source of Biomass for Bioenergy and Biorenewable Products.
Clifton-Brown et al. (2017). Progress in upscaling Miscanthus biomass production for the European bio-economy with seed-based hybrids.
Attitudes and behaviour
Anand et al. (2019). Adopting Bioenergy crops: Does farmers’ attitude toward loss matter?
Measuring the carbon balance
Morrison et al (2019). Multi-year carbon budget of a mature commercial short rotation coppice willow plantation.