Biomass Management for Fodder and Energy

Introduction to biomass management, biomass resource assessment management techniques/supply chains, Processing of paddy straw, densification- Extrusion process, pellets, mills and cubers, Bailing-classification, uses; residue management for surface mulch and soil incorporation, Paddy Straw choppers and spreaders as an attachment to combine Harvester, Mulch seeder, Paddy Straw Chopper-cum-Loader, Balar for collection of straw; Processing of straw/ fodder for animal use; Agricultural and horticultural use, Cushioning material for fruits and vegetables, Mulching and Composting, Paper and cardboard manufacturing, Straw as a fuel.