• Farming System

  • Mechanized cane growing systems
    - Hodge System Cultivation
    - Precision controlled traffic farming
    - Minimum tillage equipment and practice
  • Rotocult
  • Customized irrigation and drainage systems 
  • Green manuring and composting
  • Year-round cane harvesting systems
  • Cane variety selection



 

 






Farm Accounting

  • Supervised credit
    - Loan processing facilitation
    - Monitoring of receivables
    • Application of software-based farm accounting and statistics

       


      Applied Research

      • Crops
        - Sugar crops (ie sugarcane, sweet sorghum)
        - Biofuel feedstocks (ie sorghum syrup, nipa syrup
        - Energy crops (ie arundo donax, high-fibre cane, short-rotation coppice)

        • Supply Chain
          - Biomass fuel logistics
          * Collection
          * Transport
          * Processing systems
          - Biomass fuel characteristics
          * Moisture content analysis
          * Storage
       


Feedstock Supply Management



  • GIS-based feedstock planning system
  • Cane plantation development
  • Energy crops development
    - Short-rotation coppice system for tree plantations
    - Non-woody energy crops
  • Agricultural and forest residue collection systems
    - Cane trash
    - Crop residues
    - Forest residues