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Crops intended for energy purposes


Definition:

Cultivation of annual and perennial plants intended for the production of biofuels or other types of renewable energy.



Annual crops (eg cereals, corn for green fodder, oilseed rape and turnip rape, sugar beets, thornless rose, Virginia mallow, giant miscanthus, Jerusalem artichoke, knotweed reed, reed cane) for energy purposes.


Source:
  • Regulation (EC) No 1166/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on farm structure surveys and the survey on agricultural production methods and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 571/88 (Text with EEA relevance)
    Place of publication: Dz. Urz. UE L 321 z 1.12.2008, str. 14—34

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