Willow biomass yield tial

This photo shows a newly planted biomass yield trial for shrub willow crops. This trial is planted at the SUNY ESF field station in Tully, NY. Biomass yield trials like this are planted across the Northeastern U.S and Southern Canada. Each trials contains twenty to thirty unique willow cultivars that are being evaluated from biomass production, survival, pest and disease resistance and performance on a range of sites and environmental conditions. Data results from these trials are assisting commercial growers to select best and highest yielding varieties and match cultivars to different sites.
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