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.

Net Primary Productivity (NPP)

Science / Biology / Net Primary Productivity (NPP): The rate at which producer (usually plants) biomass is created in a community. MORE

Net Secondary Productivity (NSP)

Science / Biology / Net Secondary Productivity (NSP): The rate at which consumer and decomposer biomass is produced in a community. MORE

Forest Health

Business / Agriculture / Forest Health: A term used for a collection of concerns over the alleged deterioration in forest conditions, including both current problems (e.g., insect and disease infestations, wildfires, and related tree mortal MORE