GLBRC Sustainability Data Catalog

Biomass of the KBS GLBRC Scaleup Experiment

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Annual biomass of the KBS GLBRC scale-up fields at Marshall Farms and Lux Arbor Reserve. Biomass of non-crop (weeds) species are also included. Treatments were first applied in 2010; all fields were planted with soy in 2009. These data are collected with quadrats. For total yield data see .

This datatable is part of the GLBRC Annual Net Primary Productivity dataset. This dataset contains the aboveground biomass data. Annual net primary production (ANPP) data is measured at peak biomass for a given treatment. Additional ANPP measurements are made where appropriate such as occasional destructive harvests for poplar. See the ANPP protocols for descriptions of the sampling and measurement methods for each of the treatments. Below ground net primary production (BNPP) are available for these same sites.


Experiment: GLBRC Scale-up Experiment
Data available from: January 2009 to January 2016
Dataset: GLBRC082
Datatable ID: GLBRC082-002.105
Core Areas Primary Production
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Last Updated 2020-07-10
Variate Description Units
year growing season year
sample date date of sample collection
site experiment location
treatment name treatment_description
treatment experimental treatment
station sampling location
species plant species
fraction Specified component of plant. "Whole" includes the entire plant including seeds.
biomass dry mass of sampled material g/m2

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Data Excerpt

year sample_date site treatment_name treatment station species fraction biomass
2016 2016-09-28 MARSHALL CRP-Corn M1 S1 Surface Litter whole 297.027
2016 2016-09-28 MARSHALL CRP-Corn M1 S1 Zea mays L. (*) whole 1273.65
2016 2016-09-28 MARSHALL CRP-Corn M1 S1 Zea mays L. (*) seed 711.219
2016 2016-09-28 MARSHALL CRP-Corn M1 S10 Zea mays L. (*) seed 994.739
2016 2016-09-28 MARSHALL CRP-Corn M1 S10 Zea mays L. (*) whole 1753.4
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