Half Title Page.
1: Plenary Session.
2: Poster Paper.
3: Towards a Strategy for Development and Propagation of Bio-Energy in the Single European Market.
4: Towards a European Bio-Energy Strategy.
5: The Role of Biomass in the European Energy Policy - Keynote Address.
6: Biomass in the Common Agricultural Policy.
7: Bioenergy R&D Strategy.
8: Environmental Issues and Biomass.
9: Excerpt of Biomass in North American Policies.
10: Biomass in IEA: Implementing Agreements - A Perspective.
11: Biomass in Developing Countries.
12: Biomass, Economic Competitivity and Social Implication.
13: Overview from Session Organizers.
14: Resource Base.
15: Energy Market Overview - Heat and Power.
16: Biotechnical Research about Conversion of Biomass to Fuel, Chemicals and Fibers.
17: Research Into Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass Into Fuels, Chemicals and Fibres.
18: Economics, Environment and Development.
19: Closing Session.
20: Session A: Resource Base.
21: Session B: Electricity and Heat.
22: Session C: Transportation Fuels.
23: Session D1: Biotechnology.
24: Session D2: Chemicals and Products – Thermochemistry.
25: Session E: Economics, Environment and Development.
26: An Energetic Future for Biomass in Europe: Conclusions from the Conference.
27: Executive Summary Key Issues for Developing a Strategy.
28: Laudatory Speech for Dr Giuliano Grassi 1994 Prize Winner of the Johannes Linneborn Prize Awarded by the European Association Eurosolar, for Outstanding Merits in the Field of Biomass Development.
29: Parallel Session A: Resource Base.
30: Energy Cropping, Assessment of Potential and Good Management Practices.
31: Assessing the Energy Yield and Carbon Reduction Potential of Short Rotation Coppice Fuelwood.
32: Short Rotation Coppice, Biofuels and Environment.
33: Seven Rotation Poplar Cultivation: Productivity, Harvest Products and Methods, Cultivation and Harvest Cost - Possibilities After Four Years of Studies.
34: Vegetation Filters of Willow for Purification of Waters and Soils.
35: Machinery Options for Harvesting, Extracting and Comminuting Fuelwood from Short Rotation Forestry.
36: Different Harvesting Techniques and Their Influence on Stool Survival and Resprouting in Salix Coppice Plantations.
37: The Production of Wood Fuel and Industrial Raw Material from Whole Tree Chips Using Massahake-Method.
38: CO2 Mitigation Through Bioenergy from Forestry Substituting Fossil Energy.
39: European Sweet Sorghum Network ESSON State of Art, Progress Report and Perspectives.
40: Sweet Sorghum Harvesting Tests on Two Prototypes of Pasquali Macchine Agricole and O.T.M.A. Firm.
41: Estimated Cost of Thermal Power from Cynara Cardunculus Biomass in Spanish Conditions. Application to Electricity Production.
42: Evaluation of Miscanthus Productivity in North-Central Italy.
43: Logistics of Harvest of Miscanthus Sinensis Giganteus.
44: Miscanthus - The Future Biomass Crop for Energy and Industry.
45: European Miscanthus Network.
46: Poster Session A: Resource Base.
47: Energy from Lignocellulosic Biomass: Prospects for the EU.
48: Mineral Composition and Pulping Characteristics of Several Field Crops Cultivated in Finland.
49: Logistic Chains of Solid Biomass - Classification and Chain Analysis.
50: The Effect of Recycled Organic Matter on Yield in Different Farming Systems.
51: Researches on Biomass Production in Sicily.
52: Biomass for Energy in Sardinia (Eucaliptus Globulus, Arundo Donax, Cynara Cardunculus, Sorghum Bicolor, Hibiscus Cannabinus).
53: Evaluation of Potentiality for Energy Crops in Marginal and Set-Aside Areas.
54: Biomass Crops for Electricity Production: A Research Programme Promoted by Enel (Italian Electricity Board).
55: Characterization of Industrial Wood Waste for Energy Exploitation in Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region (I).
56: Energy Resources from Wood Processing Waste.
57: Evaluation of a Low Cost Method for Drying Fuelwood from Short Rotation Tree Crop for Small Scale Industry.
58: Private (Rural) Coppice Forests as a Precursor of "Energy Plantations".
59: Improvement of Serbian Spruce (Picea Omorika/Panc./Purkyne) Biomass Production on Genetic Selection Basis.
60: Dynamics and Depth Distribution of Fine Roots in an Irrigated and Fertilized Salix Viminalis L. Plantation on Arable Land.
61: Effect of Rotation Age on the Productivity of Poplar Grown at High Plantation Density.
62: Integrated Forest Harvesting: Examples from the Mediterranean Region.
63: Robinia SRF to Energy is Ready.
64: All Year Round Harvesting of Short Rotation Coppice Eucalyptus.
65: Root Production of Short Rotation Coppice Eucalyptus Grown Under an Effluent Disposal System.
66: Production of Eucalypt Plantations in South West France - First Results.
67: Fertilization Effects on Production of Miscanthus Sinensis 'Giganteus'.
68: Eucalyptus for Energy Plantations in India: Boon or Ban.
69: Fractionation of Poplar Using a Twin-Screw Reactor.
70: Lowcost and Safe Establishment of Miscanthus.
71: Miscanthus. Harvesting Technique and Combustion of Miscanthus Sinensis "Giganteus" in Farm Heating Plants.
72: Potential Above-Ground Dry Matter Production of Miscanthus in North-Centre France Compared to Sweet Sorghum.
73: Effects of Frost Temperatures on Early Growth of Miscanthus "Giganteus".
74: Identification of Miscanthus Varieties by Their Isozymes.
75: Growth, Biomass Productivity and Energy Potential of Giant Reed (Arundo Donax) and Elephant Grass (Miscanthus Sinensis "Giganteus").
76: Results of Miscanthus Sinenesis Plantation in Galicia (N. W. of Spain).
77: Progress in Commercial Development of Miscanthus in England.
78: The Comparative Physiology of Miscanthus Sinensisy, Triticum Aestivum and Zea Mays Grown Under UK Conditions.
79: Establishment, Growth and Dry Matter Yield of Miscanthus Sacchariflorus Over Two Years Under UK Conditions.
80: Non-Food Agro-Industrial Research Information Dissemination (NF-Airid) Including Development of an Information Network and CD-Rom Based Distribution.
81: Production of Miscanthus Sinensis 'Giganteus' on Different Sites in Austria.
82: Sweet Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolor (L.) Moench) Biomass Productivity, Sugar Yields and Ethanol Potential in Greece.
83: Sweet Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolor (L.) Moench) Response to Four Irrigation and Two Nitrogen Fertilization Rates.
84: Sweet Sorghum in the Mediterranean Region: Productivity and Water Use Efficiency.
85: Sugar Accumulation and Partitioning in Sweet Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolor L. Moench) Subject to Different Irrigation Regimes and Nitrogen Applications.
86: French Program on Sorghum.
87: Sweet Sorghum Bagasse as a Substrate for Mesophilic Low-Solid Anaerobic Digestion.
88: Sweet Sorghum Multilocal Experimentation in Spain: Productivity of Different Cultivars.
89: Vegetal Response Laboratory Test to Sweet Sorghum Bagasse Compost.
90: Growth and Productivity of Sweet Sorghum in Turkey.
91: Giant Reed Multiplication and Cultivation Experiences.
92: Effect of Nitrogen Fertilization on Energetic Balance of Winter Wheat Production.
93: Giant Reed as Energy Crop: Initial Economic Evaluation of Production Costs in Italy.
94: Giant Reeds and C4 Grasses as a Source of Biomass.
95: Spring Harvest of Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris Arundinacea).
96: Influence of Irrigation on Dry Yield and Leaf Area Patterns of Paper Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolor (L.) X S. Dochna (Forsk.) Var. Technicum (Snowden)) in Southern Italy.
97: Some Aspects of Kenaf (Hibiscus Cannabinus L.) Agronomy in the Central Area of the Iberian Peninsula.
98: Post-Fire Production and Accumulation of Above-Ground Biomass in a Leguminous Matorral, Cytisus Balansae, in Spain.
99: Techniques for Harvesting and Storage of Fibre Hemp.
100: Cheap Fuel from Olive Husks, Production and Distribution for Heating in Residential Buildings.
101: Potential Use of MSW in Power Production.
102: Parallel Session B: Electricity and Heat.
103: EU Clean Coal Technology 1993/94 Programme - Technical Overview of the Project Combined Combustion of Coal and Biomass.
104: The Danish Biomass Programme.
105: Possibilities for Increasing Power Production with Bioftiels in the Finnish Forest Industry - Present and Future Technologies and Their Effects on Emissions.
106: Bioenergy Environmental Evaluation Scheme.
107: Reduction of Flue Gas Emissions from Small Heating Appliances by Using a Catalytic Converter.
108: Formation and Reduction of Nitrogen Oxide in a Pilot Scale Fluidized Bed Biomass Combustor.
109: Combined Power and Heat Production Based on Thermal Gasification of Wood Chips at Värnamo, Sweden.
110: Experience from Co-Firing Coal and Straw in a CFB Plant.
111: Installation of a Biomass Boiler Room Using Wood Waste as a Fuel.
112: Diffusion of Biomass District Heating in Austria.
113: Introduction of Biomass District Heating Systems in Styria/Austria.
114: Cultural Initiatives Create a Favourable Climate for Biomass District Heating1.