Promising industrial energy crop, Cynara cardunculus: A potential source for biomass production and alternative energy

I. Piscioneri, N. Sharma, G. Baviello, S. Orlandini

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The aim of the research work performed on Cynara cardunculus was to develop knowledge about growing this plant in Italy and the possibility of utilizing it as an alternative raw material for the paper industry, energy or other valuable products. To achieve the objective, a set of experiments using a germplasm collection of nine genotypes has been conducted. The experimental results obtained have been reported in the present research paper.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1091 - 1105
Number of pages15
JournalEnergy Conversion and Management
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2000
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Fuel Technology
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology

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