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Title: Fast-growing willow shrub named `Fish Creek`

Abstract

A distinct male cultivar of Salix purpurea named `Fish Creek`, characterized by rapid stem growth producing greater than 30% more woody biomass than either of its parents (`94001` and `94006`) and 20% more biomass than a current production cultivar (`SV1`). `Fish Creek` can be planted from dormant stem cuttings, produces multiple stems after coppice, and the stem biomass can be harvested when the plant is dormant. In the spring following harvest, the plant will re-sprout very vigorously, producing new stems that can be harvested after two to four years of growth. This harvest cycle can be repeated several times. The stem biomass can be chipped and burned as a source of renewable energy, generating heat and/or electricity. `Fish Creek` displays a low incidence of rust disease or damage by beetles or sawflies.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Marcellus, NY
  2. Marietta, NY
  3. Geneva, NY
  4. Syracuse, NY
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
909346
Patent Number(s):
PP17,710
Application Number:
11/244,988
Assignee:
The Research Foundation of State University of New York (Albany, NY) ORO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Abrahamson, Lawrence P, Kopp, Richard F, Smart, Lawrence B, and Volk, Timothy A. Fast-growing willow shrub named `Fish Creek`. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Abrahamson, Lawrence P, Kopp, Richard F, Smart, Lawrence B, & Volk, Timothy A. Fast-growing willow shrub named `Fish Creek`. United States.
Abrahamson, Lawrence P, Kopp, Richard F, Smart, Lawrence B, and Volk, Timothy A. Tue . "Fast-growing willow shrub named `Fish Creek`". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/909346.
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abstractNote = {A distinct male cultivar of Salix purpurea named `Fish Creek`, characterized by rapid stem growth producing greater than 30% more woody biomass than either of its parents (`94001` and `94006`) and 20% more biomass than a current production cultivar (`SV1`). `Fish Creek` can be planted from dormant stem cuttings, produces multiple stems after coppice, and the stem biomass can be harvested when the plant is dormant. In the spring following harvest, the plant will re-sprout very vigorously, producing new stems that can be harvested after two to four years of growth. This harvest cycle can be repeated several times. The stem biomass can be chipped and burned as a source of renewable energy, generating heat and/or electricity. `Fish Creek` displays a low incidence of rust disease or damage by beetles or sawflies.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 08 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Tue May 08 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
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