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Terminology and Definitions for Biomass Production, Harvesting and Collection, Storage, Processing, Conversion and Utilization

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ANSI/ASABE S593.1   January  2011

Keywords: Biobased products, Bioenergery, Biofuels, Biomass, Biopower, Definitions, Terminology

1 Purpose and scope

1.1 The purpose of this Standard is to provide uniform terminology and definitions in the general area of biomass production and utilization.

1.2 This includes all the terminologies that are used in biomass feedstock production, harvesting, collecting, handling, storage, pre-processing and conversion, bioenergy, biofuels, biopower and biobased products.

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