Biomass Yield and Calorific Value of Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora Thunb.) Irradiated with Laser Beams and Estimation of CO2 Equivalent Emission During the Extensive Cultivation
Kazimierz Klima , Joanna Puła , Agnieszka Synowiec , Angelika Kliszcz , Andrzej Lepiarczyk
AbstractMultiflora rose can be used for energy biomass production, as it has low agrotechnical requirements, and can therefore be grown on low-quality agricultural lands. Laser is one of the methods of biostimulation of plant cuttings. The aim of this study was to determine the yield and calorific value of multiflora rose irradiated with laser beams and to estimate CO2 equivalent emissions during its cultivation and harvesting. Irradiation of cuttings was carried out with a D 68-1 Medical Laser device emitting red light at 672 nm and a power of 20 mW. Two exposure times were used: (a) 3 × 3 seconds, and (b) 3 × 9 seconds. As a result, the doses of laser irradiation did not contribute to significant differences in the fresh mass yield as well as the calorific value of rose biomass. However, a significant increase in dry mass content and its yield was found following the laser irradiation. Exposure to a dose of 3 × 9 seconds resulted in the reduction of CO2 eq. per 1 kg of dry mass by about 10%, as compared to the non-irradiated control.
|Journal series||Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, ISSN 1556-6560, e-ISSN 1556-6579, (N/A 70 pkt)|
|Publication size in sheets||0.5|
|Keywords in English||calorific value, CO2 equivalent emission, energy plants, laser beams|
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|Publication indicators||= 0; : 2018 = 0.178; : 2017 = 2.993 (2) - 2017=1.512 (5)|
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