Table 1: Cost structures of corn stover, miscanthus, and switchgrass activities (percentages of total costs).

Cost itemsStoverMiscanthusSwitchgrass

Fertilizer22.714.015.6
Transportation33.525.428.4
Fuel3.44.65.1
Seed/rhizomes0.06.71.7
Other costs7.07.58.0
Labor 10.010.711.5
Land0.02.75.8
Capital (including profit)23.328.523.9

Total100.0100.0100.0

For details see Taheripour et al. [10].