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Kurzumtriebsholz

English translation: short-rotation wood

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German term or phrase:Kurzumtriebsholz
English translation:short-rotation wood
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12:03 Mar 8, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Biofuels
German term or phrase: Kurzumtriebsholz
Dabei konnten die Experten feststellen, dass Reststoffe wie etwa Waldrestholz und Stroh besonders umweltverträgliche Rohstoffe sind. Aber auch Anbaubiomasse wie Kurzumtriebsholz und Getreide zeigen große ökologische Potenziale.

This is about resources used to produce biofuels. Anyone know what "Kurzumtriebsholz" is?

TIA
TransWolf
short-rotation wood
Explanation:
Das besagte Holz (mit kurzer Wachstumsdauer bis zur Ernte, daher der Name) wächst zumeist in Plantagen und dient den unterschiedlichsten Zwecken.

siehe auch www.proz.com/kudoz/640098
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Samira Goth
Germany
Local time: 20:37
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Thank you Samira!
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short-rotation wood


Explanation:
Das besagte Holz (mit kurzer Wachstumsdauer bis zur Ernte, daher der Name) wächst zumeist in Plantagen und dient den unterschiedlichsten Zwecken.

siehe auch www.proz.com/kudoz/640098

Example sentence(s):
  • Short-rotation wood crops can be used to produce energy.

    Reference: http://www.ornl.gov/sci/eere/documents/No_2_1998.pdf
Samira Goth
Germany
Local time: 20:37
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
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Thank you Samira!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sandra SAYN
3 mins
  -> Danke, Sandra!

agree  Kim Metzger: Poplar and willow are typical short-rotation crops. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short_rotation_coppice
1 hr
  -> Yes, and thanks for the additional link, Kim!
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