Business / Agriculture / Biomass: The generic term for any living matter that can be converted into usable energy through biological or chemical processes. It encompasses feedstocks such as agricultural crops and their residues, animal wastes, wood, wood residues and grasses, and municipal wastes.
Science / Biology / Net Primary Productivity (NPP): The rate at which producer (usually plants) biomass is created in a community. MORE
Science / Biology / Net Secondary Productivity (NSP): The rate at which consumer and decomposer biomass is produced in a community. MORE