Questionnaire for Field Measurements Plantation Removal
Field data (Each questionnaire refers to one crop species cultivated per field)
Municipality :
Gouria Etoloakarnanias

Latitude :
38.476281

Longitude :
21.266986


Field Size (ha)
0.5

Crop Species
olives
vineyards
apples
pears

peaches
apricot
nectarine
plum

cherries
oranges
tangerines
lemons

grapefruit
hazelnuts
chestnuts
almonds


Variety of crop
Navelina

Age of crop
35

Density of crop (trees/ha)
340

Width between cultivated rows (m)
5

Distance between trees (m)
5


Plantation Removal Information


Reason for plantation removal
Old age (renovation)
Change of crop
Change of variety
Change of planting pattern

Plant disease


Equipment for uprooting
Felling with chainsaws
Uprooting with excavators



Intended use of the plantation Check how do you manage/use the plantation removal wood for each part of the plantation. Check as many as apply
Roots
Stems
Thick branches
Fine branches


Abandoned at field side

Burnt in fires at open air

Mulched as soil cover

Shredding and integration to soil

Firewood

Energy

Plantation Removal Measurement
Date of Measurement (DD/MM/YY)
01/02/09


Mode of measurementSpecify the method used for pruning measurement

Per tree

One or several single trees selected. Biomass per tree collected manually and weighted

Per parcel (e.g. 100m2) in bags

One or several parcels selected. Each parcel several trees.
Biomass per parcel collected manually and weighted

Per several rows (or in whole field)

On large parcel, or a whole field is selected.
Biomass collected and loaded to a truck. Weight of the load taken ia a scale for trucks


Amount of plantation removedSpecify the tonnes per hectare of plantation removed and measured. Specify the moisture content if available. Check which part of the plantation is measured and the form of the material-"A":whole piece, "B":chips. Check as many as apply
Part of plantation measured
Amount (t/ha)
Moisture content (%)
Form of
material:
A    |    B

Full tree (high content of soil)
 

Full tree (low content of soil; roots have been cleaned/shaked)
 

Only tree base and root (with much soil)
 

Only the tree base and root (high content of soil)
 

Only aereal part (stem+branches)
 

Only stem
80
 

Only branches
 

Only stem + thick branches
 


References-External links:Provide references on which the information is based on or highlight any comments

uP_running project. Interview with farmer from past (Jan/Feb 2009) up-rooting experience. Only the firewood produced by the plantation removal was measured.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 691748