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Prof. Martin WEIH


Institution: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)                          
Department of Crop Production Ecology
Role in the Action: MC substitute

Phonenumer: + 4618672543



Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • biodiversity
  • ecosystem services
  • nutrient use efficiency
  • plant ecology
  • yield

Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Dauber J., Brown C., Fernando A.L., Finnan J., Krasuska E., Ponitka J., Styles D., Thrän D., Van Groeningen K.J., Weih M., Zah R. (2012) Bioenergy from “surplus” land: environmental and socio-economic implications. BioRisk 7: 5–50. doi: 10.3897/biorisk.7.3036


  • Weih M., Dimitriou I. (2012) Environmental Impacts of Short Rotation Coppice (SRC) Grown for Biomass on Agricultural Land. Bioenergy Research 5: 535-536.


  • Baum S., Bolte A., Weih M. (2012) High value of short rotation coppice plantations for phytodiversity in rural landscapes. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 4: 728-738, doi: 10.1111/j.1757-1707.2012.01162.x


  • Rooney, D.C., Killham, K., Bending, G.D., Baggs, E., Weih, M. and Hodge, A. (2009) Mycorrhizas and biomass crops: opportunities for future sustainable development. Trends in Plant Science 14: 542-549.


  • Hoffmann, D. and M. Weih (2005) Limitations and improvement of the potential utilisation of woody biomass for energy derived from short rotation woody crops in Sweden and Germany. Biomass and Bioenergy 28: 267-279.
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