Arundo donax


Bioenergy Crops on Marginal Land

Bioenergy Crops on Marginal Land

The definiton of marginal land can be explained from an economic point of view as well as from an agricultural perspective. However, it does not matter which definition of marginal land you come across, one phrase is surely there: low in value. Is this really the...
Arundo: High Biogas Yield at Lower Costs

Arundo: High Biogas Yield at Lower Costs

Whilst the concept of creating biogas from decomposing organic matter has been around since the ancient Persians, it is with the increased fear from climate change that we have witnessed an upsurge of biogas plants. Whilst biogas is praised for being reliable,...
Truth or Myth: Is Arundo Invasive?

Truth or Myth: Is Arundo Invasive?

Arundo Donax has been in the focus due to its advantageous properties as an energy crop beside other biofuel crops and biomass plants. The desired features for energy crops that also characterise Arundo are long canopy duration, rapid growth, high water-use...
Arundo Donax Uses: 8 Ways to Utilise Giant Reed

Arundo Donax Uses: 8 Ways to Utilise Giant Reed

Arundo Donax (also known as giant reed or giant cane) has a wide range of applications and innumerable advantages compared to other energy crops. This perennial plant grows in different kinds of environments and adapts well to a variety of soils and growing...