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- Brito da Silva, Verônica; Daher, Rogério Figueiredo; de Souza, Yure Pequeno; da Silva Menezes, Bruna Rafaela; Azevedo Santos, Eileen; Souza Freitas, Rafael; da Silva Oliveira, Erik; Francesconi Stida, Wanessa; Cassaro, Sabrina
- Renewable energy 2020 v.146 pp. 744-749
- Cenchrus purpureus, etc ; biomass production; charcoal; combustion; cost effectiveness; dry matter accumulation; energy; experimental design; heritability; models; neutral detergent fiber; prediction; renewable energy sources; statistical analysis; tropical grasses; Brazil; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... The search for alternative energy sources has grown recently. Surely, elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum Schum.) is a tropical grass of increased efficiency in the use of light and presents a high production of biomass, being cost-effective for direct combustion and charcoal obtainment. This study aimed to select the best families and individuals in full-sibling families of elephant grass by est ...