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Reinhart Ceulemans


Institution: University of Antwerpen
Research group of Plant and Vegetation Ecology (PLECO)
Role in the Action: MC member, WG 2

Phonenumer: + 32-32652256



Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • bio-energy production
  • short-rotation; carbon balance
  • ecology
  • carbon sequestration


Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Ceulemans  R., A.J.S. McDonald and J.S. Pereira. 1996. A comparison among eucalypt, poplar and willow characteristics with particular reference to a coppice, growth-modelling approach. Biomass and Bioenergy 11: 215-231.


  •  Dillen S.Y., S. Vanbeveren, N. Al Afas, I. Laureysens, S. Croes and R. Ceulemans. 2011. Biomass production in a 15-year-old poplar short-rotation coppice culture in Belgium. Aspects of Applied Biology 112: 99-106.


  • Liberloo M., S.Y. Dillen, C. Calfapietra, S. Marinari, Z.B. Luo, P. De Angelis and R. Ceulemans. 2005. Elevated CO2 concentration, fertilization and their interaction: growth stimulation in a short-rotation poplar coppice (EUROFACE). Tree Physiology 25: 179-189.


  • Njakou Djomo S., O. El Kasmioui, T. De Groote, L.S. Broeckx, M.S. Verlinden, G. Berhongaray, R. Fichot, D. Zona, S.Y. Dillen, J.S. King, I.A. Janssens and R. Ceulemans. 2013. Energy and climate benefits of bioelectricity from low-input short rotation woody crops on agricultural land over a two-year rotation. Applied Energy, 111: 862-870.


  • Verlinden M.S., L.S. Broeckx, H. Wei and R. Ceulemans. 2013. Soil CO2 efflux after land use change to a bioenergy plantation with fast-growing Populus trees – influence of former land use, inter-row spacing and genotype. Plant and Soil, 369: 631-644.



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