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Cover for Recent developments on algal biofuel technology.

Microalgae provide great promise for the production of biofuels as they have the highest growth rates of all photosynthetic organisms and have demonstrated high levels of desirable products required for biofuel production without competing for land or resources from the agriculture industry. It has ...

Author(s)
Long, R.; Sanderson, P.; Rahman, P. K. S. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for On-farm renewable energy: a 'classic case' of technological transition.

The analysis of on-farm renewable energy production in this chapter demonstrates how technologies developed in the agricultural sector have been 'translated' in response to changing landscape pressures on the energy regime. A socio-technical transition which (in Europe) originated in the...

Author(s)
Sutherland, L. A.; Peter, S.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing soil carbon in Europe: paludicultures as a new perspective for peatlands.

Conventional peatland agriculture and forestry is based on drainage, which enhances peat oxidation, causes massive greenhouse gas emissions and eventually destroys the peatland subsistence base. In contrast, paludicultures use biomass from wet and rewetted peatlands under conditions that maintain...

Author(s)
Joosten, H.; Gaudig, G.; Krawczynski, R.; Tanneberger, F.; Wichmann, S.; Wichtmann, W.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lignocellulosic feedstock preparation by size reduction and pretreatment.

This chapter presents a brief review and discussion on size reduction and traditional and novel pretreatments of different feedstocks. The chapter also discusses the following topics: biomass processing; feedstock preparation; and new pretreatments to improve ethanol production.

Author(s)
Muthukumarappan, K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Systems microbiology approach to bioenergy.

This chapter focuses on the use of an upcoming and advanced field of systems microbiology in two major avenues of bioenergy development: microbial fuel cells (MFCs) and biohydrogen production. Firs, the basics and background of these two promising technologies are discussed, followed by how systems ...

Author(s)
Beg, Q. K.; Sarin, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939564)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Algae: a novel biomass feedstock for biofuels.

This paper discusses the utilization of algal fuel cells and biohydrogen, and the latest developments in the field of microbe utilization for the production of bioenergy.

Author(s)
Senthil Chinnasamy; Rao, P. H.; Sailendra Bhaskar; Ramasamy Rengasamy; Manjinder Singh
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939564)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Perspective on livestock-generated GHGs and climate.

The greenhouse gases (GHGs) attributed to agriculture and animal agriculture are methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). The relative absorptivity of the infrared radiation of carbon dioxide (CO2) is about 21-fold and 310-fold higher than for each molecule of CH4 or N2O, respectively. As the...

Author(s)
Takahashi, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i> and the biorefinery: from plant health to enzymes to biofuel production.

This chapter focuses on the applications of Trichoderma spp. in the biofuel industry, with emphasis on the efficacy of these organisms in the biological control of diseases and enhancement of plant growth, and the production of enzymes used in feedstock fermentation. The genetic improvement of ...

Author(s)
Karagiosis, S. A.; Baker, S. E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642475)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forestry in a global context.

This book with eleven chapters explores forestry in a global context. The book contains discussion on the following topics: history of human interaction with forests; forests of the world; environmental value of forests; wood and paper products; bioenergy, innovative biomaterials, non-wood forest...

Author(s)
Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book
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Cover for Bioenergy, innovative biomaterials, non-wood forest products.

This chapter describes the important goods and services that forests provide in terms of energy, innovative biomaterials and non-wood products. The chapter initially discusses the use of forests to provide energy for both traditional fuel uses and for modern biofuels. The diverse range of non-wood...

Author(s)
McFarlane, P. N.; Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter

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