Biofuel Crops: Production, Physiology and Genetics (BOK)
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This book offers comprehensive coverage of biofuel crop production, with a focus on individual crops and longer term sustainability. The transition from fossil to renewable fuels has put crops with biofuel production potential in the spotlight. It offers an introduction to biofuels and the challenges faced. It has unique focus on the cultivation of biofuel crops, not just processing and policy issues. It examines in detail individual crops of current importance or with high future prospects, including algae, sugar crops, and grass, oil and forestry species. It focuses on the genetics, breeding, cultivation, harvesting and handling of each crop. It addresses issues associated with the long-term sustainability of biofuel crops. This book will cover algae in detail and also contain a comprehensive genetic discussion on the crops covered. In addition, it will review in detail the issues associated with the long-term sustainability of biofuel crops. It is suitable for students and researchers in agronomy and industry personnel.