CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – 10th Biennial Short Rotation Woody Crops Operations Working Group Conference
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR – Woody Crops: Production Alternatives for Multiple Uses
10th Biennial Short Rotation Woody Crops Operations Working Group Conference in Seattle, Washington July 17-19, 2014
Communicate practical knowledge on how short rotation woody crop production systems are being used and continually improved to provide economically sustainable feedstocks for the production of “drop-in” transportation fuels as well as traditional bioenergy, bioproducts, and wood and fiber products.
- Tree improvement programs
- SRWC production alternatives (Fiber, timber, and bioenergy)
- Management and care of SRWC
- Harvest/Handling of SRWC
- Economics of SRWC
- Sustainability of SRWC: Environmental and social benefits
This conference welcomes presentations and posters on all species of trees (hardwood and softwoods) being commercially grown or investigated for their performance in short-rotation (<10 year) production systems. The conference focus is on communicating practical knowledge about all operations involved in the supply of any woody crop species to a variety of end-use markets.