Journal article Open Access

Methane Yield Potential of Miscanthus (Miscanthus (Greef et Deuter)) Established under Maize (Zea mays L.)

M. von Cossel; A. Mangold; Y. Iqbal; I. Lewandowski


Dublin Core Export

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
<oai_dc:dc xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:oai_dc="http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/2.0/oai_dc/" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/2.0/oai_dc/ http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/2.0/oai_dc.xsd">
  <dc:creator>M. von Cossel</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>A. Mangold</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Y. Iqbal</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>I. Lewandowski</dc:creator>
  <dc:date>2019-11-11</dc:date>
  <dc:description>This study reports on the effects of two rhizome-based establishment procedures ‘miscanthus under maize’ (MUM) and ‘reference’ (REF) on the methane yield per hectare (MYH) of miscanthus in a field trial in southwest Germany. The dry matter yield (DMY) of aboveground biomass was determined each year in autumn over four years (2016–2019). A biogas batch experiment and a fiber analysis were conducted using plant samples from 2016–2018. Overall, MUM outperformed REF due to a high MYH of maize in 2016 (7211 m3 N CH4 ha-1). The MYH of miscanthus in MUM was significantly lower compared to REF in 2016 and 2017 due to a lower DMY. Earlier maturation of miscanthus in MUM caused higher ash and lignin contents compared with REF. However, the mean substrate-specific methane yield of miscanthus was similar across the treatments (281.2 and 276.2 lN kg-1 volatile solid-1). Non-significant diferences in MYH 2018 (1624 and 1957 m3 N CH4 ha-1) and in DMY 2019 (15.6 and 21.7 Mg ha-1) between MUM and REF indicate, that MUM recovered from biotic and abiotic stress during 2016. Consequently, MUM could be a promising approach to close themethane yield gap of miscanthus cultivation in the first year of establishment.</dc:description>
  <dc:identifier>https://zenodo.org/record/4032304</dc:identifier>
  <dc:identifier>10.3390/en12244680</dc:identifier>
  <dc:identifier>oai:zenodo.org:4032304</dc:identifier>
  <dc:language>eng</dc:language>
  <dc:relation>info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/727698/</dc:relation>
  <dc:relation>url:https://zenodo.org/communities/h2020-magic</dc:relation>
  <dc:rights>info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess</dc:rights>
  <dc:rights>https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode</dc:rights>
  <dc:source>Energies 2019(12) 4680</dc:source>
  <dc:subject>biogas</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>biomasss</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>cropping system</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>establishment</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>intercropping</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>low-input</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>maize</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>Miscanthus</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>methane yield</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>perennial crop</dc:subject>
  <dc:title>Methane Yield Potential of Miscanthus (Miscanthus (Greef et Deuter)) Established under Maize (Zea mays L.)</dc:title>
  <dc:type>info:eu-repo/semantics/article</dc:type>
  <dc:type>publication-article</dc:type>
</oai_dc:dc>
31
31
views
downloads
Views 31
Downloads 31
Data volume 46.2 MB
Unique views 26
Unique downloads 27

Share

Cite as