GLBRC Sustainability Data Catalog

Above Ground Biomass of Annual Crops; treatments 1-4

Biomass of all the four annual biofuel crop treatments on the GLBRC Intensive Site plots. Additional campaigns (samplings with different timing or purpose) also take place in some years and treatments and the data are included in this datatable.

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.

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Experiment: GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment
Data available from: January 2008 to January 2016
Dataset: GLBRC082
Datatable ID: GLBRC082-003.57
Core Areas Primary Production
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Last Updated 2017-10-24
Variate Description Units
year growing season year
sample date harvest date
site location of biomass collection
treatment experimental treatment
replicate replicate nested within treatment
station sampling location
species Species, taxon or grouping of the plants sampled. Not all plants are identified to species.
fraction The portion of the crop harvested. The "whole" fraction includes all parts of the plant including seeds.
biomass dry mass of sampled matter g/m2
comments sample notes
treatment name description of treatment (note that some treatments changed over time)
annual crop main crop in given year
wi plot id Arlington Wisconsin plot code
campaign sampling effort with which the sample is associated
area sampled area sampled squaremeter

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Data Excerpt

year sample_date site treatment replicate station species fraction biomass comments treatment_name annual_crop wi_plot_id campaign area_sampled
2016 2016-09-26 KBS GLBRC Intensive Site G1 R1 S1 Surface Litter whole 129.99 Continuous Corn ZEAMX peak biomass 1
2016 2016-09-26 KBS GLBRC Intensive Site G1 R1 S1 Zea mays L. (*) whole 1885.257 Continuous Corn ZEAMX peak biomass 1
2016 2016-09-26 KBS GLBRC Intensive Site G1 R1 S2 Zea mays L. (*) whole 1645.05 Continuous Corn ZEAMX peak biomass 1
2016 2016-09-26 KBS GLBRC Intensive Site G1 R1 S2 Surface Litter whole 139.44 Continuous Corn ZEAMX peak biomass 1
2016 2016-09-26 KBS GLBRC Intensive Site G1 R1 S3 Zea mays L. (*) whole 1831.81 Continuous Corn ZEAMX peak biomass 1
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