Biomass Connect Hub Site Updates – November 2023
December 07, 2023
IBERS. The Miscanthus hybrids in the variety trial are now beginning to senesce.
With Winter on its way, growth has all but stopped at the hub sites. So, rather than have an individual update for each Hub Site we have a quick round-up below along with some photos. Starting in the North and working our way south.
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Biomass Connect Hub Site Updates – October 2023
November 17, 2023
Biomass Connect Hub Site Updates
Biomass Connect has now collated the October 2023 updates from our Hub Sites. In general, growth is slowing as we move into autumn and many of the trees are beginning […]
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Hub Site Update – NIAB Headley Hall – October 2023
November 14, 2023
Miscanthus Giganteus at Headley Hall, October 2023
October 2023 – Hub Site Update The IBERS team visited Headley Hall on October 24th to carry out establishment counts/phenotyping of the 2023 Miscanthus variety trial and also carried out […]
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Hub Site Update – SRUC Ayrshire – October 2023
November 14, 2023
Rust on alder
October 2023 – Hub Site Update The SRUC Auchincruive Estate hub site in Ayrshire experienced a very wet, windy, and cold October Operational processes undertaken All plots have been strimmed […]
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Hub Site Update – SRUC Edinburgh – October 2023
November 14, 2023
Sida at SRUC Boghall, October 2023
October 2023 – Hub Site Update The SRUC Edinburgh site was very wet, windy, and cold in October. There was a mild start to the month but it turned cold […]
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Hub Site Update – AFBI Hillsborough – October 2023
November 10, 2023
SRC Poplar at AFBI Hillsborough Hub Site, October 2023
September 2023 - Hub Site Updates Plot Observations Alder The SRF Alder is looking well. There have been a couple of casualties but on the whole it is looking good. Inter-row mowing has been carried out to control the grass.
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Hub Site Update – Rothamsted Research – North Wyke – October 2023
November 10, 2023
The Poplar Plot at North Wyke, October 2023
October 2023 – Hub Site Updates The ground has become too wet for machinery other than the push-along strimmer. Mowing is therefore now stopped until spring. There is some standing […]
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Hub Site Update – BGI Chesham – October 2023
November 10, 2023
J. Whitaker (UKCEH) Biomass Connect presentation at BGI office for annual DESNZ site visit
October 2023 BGI Hub Site weather in October Rainfall followed by 1ºC temperatures overnight. Average daily temps around 8ºC rising to 14ºC with cloud cover. Weed Control and Planting 30/09/23 […]
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Hub Site Update – Newcastle University Cockle Park Farm – October 2023
November 10, 2023
Quadrats used to make an establishment count in the 0.5 ha Miscanthus Athena.
October 2023 – Hub Site Update Crop observation made by hub site staff during October. Demo plot SRF Alder Is growing ok. Black locust ‘Turbo’ is doing fine but there […]
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