Definition of Biomass:

  1. Organic matter available on renewable basis, such as agricultural crops, aquatic plants, animal, municipal, and wood wastes.

  2. The total mass of organisms in a given area or volume.

  3. Quantity or weight of all living matter in a given area or biological community.

How to use Biomass in a sentence?

  1. Harvest index was measured as the ratio between root weight and total biomass.

Meaning of Biomass & Biomass Definition


Biomass is a renewable energy source derived from living (or recently living) organisms, including energy crops and trees, agricultural food and fodder crops, crop residues and residues, wood waste and residue, aquatic plants, animal waste, municipal solid waste, and other waste. † It is widely used as a fuel in microthermal power stations.