1 edition of Energy crops found in the catalog.
N. G. Halford
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Nigel G. Halford, Angela Karp|
|Series||RSC Energy and Environment Series|
|LC Classifications||SB288 .E54 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 426 p. :|
|Number of Pages||426|
|LC Control Number||2011377490|
Managing Cover Crops Profitably explores how and why cover crops work, and provides all the information needed to build cover crops into any farming with detailed management information on the most commonly used species—including grasses, grains, brassicas and mustards, and legumes—Managing Cover Crops Profitably offers chapters on the role of cover crops in broader . Energy balance, output/input of different energy crops as a result of mineral or organic fertilizer application 66 Reductions in greenhouse gas emissions of selected biofuels relative to fossil fuels 68 Energy consumption and calorie supply in different regions of the world
The NOOK Book (eBook) of the 21st Century Biomass and Energy Crops: Feedstocks, Biochemical Conversion, Cellulosic Ethanol, Biodiesel, Processing Research, Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Energies, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, We are inviting submissions to a Special Issue of the journal Energies on the topic of “Renewable Energy Production from Energy Crops and Agricultural Residues”.. Biomass represents an important source of renewable and sustainable mean for energy production.
The book is also a useful resource for instructors and students in Masters and PhD programs in the area of biomass and energy crops. Policy makers and government agents involved in regulating the bioenergy and bioproducts sector will find comprehensive information to guide their decision making. A PDF is a digital representation of the print book, so while it can be loaded into most e-reader programs, it doesn't allow for resizable text or advanced, interactive functionality. The eBook is optimized for e-reader devices and apps, which means that it offers a much better digital reading experience than a PDF, including resizable text and.
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To avoid the cultivation of energy crops at the expense of food crops, a great deal of research has explored the potential for cultivating perennial, cellulosic crop species on marginal lands where traditional food crops are likely to fail (Mehmood et al., ).While yields on marginal lands can be lower than on prime cropland, many researchers have found that it is possible to successfully.
This book is a comprehensive reference for energy crops from the plant perspective with expert authors for each crop. Of particular importance are the chapters covering the sustainability aspects (social, economic and environmental), including food : $ Energy crops book Yılmaz Balaman, in Decision-Making for Biomass-Based Production Chains, Herbaceous Energy Crops.
Herbaceous energy crops, also referred to as grassy or forage energy crops, are high-yielding lignocellulosic crops that remain in cultivation for several seasons and are harvested, on average once a year, after taking two to three years to reach full productivity. The different types of energy crops are described, including grain and seed crops, sugar crops, oil crops, dedicated biomass crops and algae, as an introduction to the detailed chapters on.
Energy Crops is a comprehensive reference source which looks at this topic from the plant and agricultural science perspective. It covers energy crops that are already in use and those that are being developed or researched.
Handbook of Energy Crops James A. Duke. The Handbook of Energy Crops exits only as an electronic publication on the NewCROPS web site. Following is a list of all species covered in this volume.
Foreword. Abies balsamea Acacia albida Del. This book is a comprehensive reference for energy crops from the plant perspective with expert authors for each crop. Of particular importance are the chapters Energy crops book the sustainability aspects (social, economic and environmental), including food security.
Crops for Energy was commissioned by the farm owner/proprietor Tim Reed to assist in the initial feasibility study and subsequent management of Folly Farm The farmhouse and outbuildings date from the late 17th to early 20th century and underwent a complete redevelopment between and Energy crops are low-cost and low-maintenance crops grown solely for energy production by combustion (not for food).
The crops are processed into solid, liquid or gaseous fuels, such as pellets, bioethanol or fuels are burned to generate electrical power or heat. The plants are generally categorized as woody or plants include willow and poplar, herbaceous plants. This book is a comprehensive reference for energy crops from the plant perspective with expert authors for each crop.
Of particular importance are the chapters covering the sustainability aspects (social, economic and environmental), including food security. The chapters from representatives Author: Nigel G Halford. Handbook of energy crops Unknown Binding – January 1, by James A Duke (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price Author: James A Duke. Energy management is all about reducing the cost of energy used by an organization, now with the added spin of minimizing carbon emissions as well. Reducing energy costs has two facets: price and quantity.
This book is exclusively concerned with the latter. It does not. This book examines both energy crops in cultivation for millennia and those being developed or researched. Written by experts in agriculture and industry, it includes desired improvements in levels of usable material, and even production of pure hydrocarbon.
Brewbaker, J.L. (ed.). Giant leucaena (Koa haole) energy tree farm: An economic feasibility analysis for the island of Molokai, Hawaii. Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, Univ. of Hawaii, Manoa. (HNEI). Brewbaker, J.L. Economically important NFT species. Typescript passed out at Bellagio Nitrogen-Fixing Tree Germplasm Workshop.
Energy Crops is a comprehensive reference that looks at this topic from the plant and agricultural science perspective. The introductory chapter defines energy crops, reviews the development and state of the technology, gives an historical perspective and introduces the ethical issues.
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Biomass currently accounts for about fifteen per cent of global primary energy consumption and is playing an increasingly important role in the face of climate change, energy and food security concerns. Handbook of Bioenergy Crops is a unique reference and guide, with extensive coverage of more than eighty of the main bioenergy crop species.
This book performs a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis to examine the current food crisis and how it relates to the use of crops for energy.
It analyses how energy crops may help solve humankind’s environmental changes and summarises the economic and practical changes of cultivating and utilising energy crops.
From the book: Energy Crops Chapter 7 Oilseed Rape. Richard Weightman, Peter Gladders and Pete Berry This chapter assesses the prospects for using the oilseed rape crop as a feedstock for biofuels.
Oilseed rape is used principally as a feedstock for biodiesel because its oil comfortably meets the biodiesel standard (EN).Cited by: 1. View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment and Sustainability related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press.
Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.The conversion of arable land into perennial energy crops resulted in SOC storage in the upper soil layer ( m) ranging from to kg C ha -1 year -1 during the 7-year period.Biomass is an organic renewable energy source that includes materials such as agriculture and forest residues, energy crops, and algae.
Scientists and engineers at the Energy Department and National Laboratories are finding new, more efficient ways to convert biomass into biofuels that can take the place of conventional fuels like gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel.