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Cover for Switchgrass.

This chapter focuses on switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), which is a very recent addition to the list of useful grasses and has been valued primarily as a forage species but is now being widely considered as a bioenergy crop. The chapter discusses the origin, botany, history, adaptation, physiology,...

Author(s)
Fike, J. H.; Parrish, D. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Miscanthus</i> species.

This chapter focuses on Miscanthus and explores the following aspects that affects its efficiency as an energy crop: (i) agronomic aspects of the genus in relation to cultivation for feedstock production; (ii) its interaction with the environment, impact on landscape, land utilization and...

Author(s)
Anzoua, K. G.; Yamada, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Arundo donax</i>.

This chapter reviews the scientific literature and presents innovative findings on the production and utilization of Arundo donax biomass feedstock for biofuels and other uses. Also, the chapter provides an overview of the requirements and characteristics of A. donax for profitable and sustainable...

Author(s)
Williams, C. M. J.; Biswas, T. K.; Márton, L.; Czakó, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Elephantgrass.

This chapter focuses on elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum). Further the chapter discusses it origin, distribution and ecology; provides its botanical description and cultivation; explores its uses and genetics and breeding; and examines its invasiveness. The chapter concludes that elephant grass ...

Author(s)
Singh, B. P.; Singh, H. P.; Obeng, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Willow.

This chapter provides an overview of the biology and taxonomy of willows (Salix sp.), describes a short presentation of production systems and breeding issues with respect to willow use as biomass crop, and discusses environmental and landscape design issues including the possibility for...

Author(s)
Weih, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pines.

This chapter focuses on loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) and considers the general features and properties in bioenergy production, genetics and breeding for bioenergy traits, silvicultural practices for bioenergy production, tree harvesting and chip processing, bioenergy opportunities and challenges,...

Author(s)
Nelson, C. D.; Peter, G. F.; McKeand, S. E.; Jokela, E. J.; Rummer, R. B.; Groom, L. H.; Johnsen, K. H.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Eucalyptus and bamboo.

This chapter focuses on eucalyptus and bamboo. Specifically, the chapter discusses the morphology, physiology and biochemistry; breeding; cultural practices; transport, postharvest handling and feedstock preparation; uses; and sustainability of the species.

Author(s)
Kayama, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phytoremediation trees for biofuel.

This chapter reviews: (i) research on phytoremediating trees; (ii) commercial dendroremediation; (iii) the potential uses of phytoremediating trees as biofuel feedstocks; and (iv) when trees harvested from contaminated (high nutrient, heavy metal, chemical, etc.) sites could be directly used for...

Author(s)
Rockwood, D. L.; Isebrands, J. G.; Minogue, P. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Energy from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan mountain forests.

Including 3 case studies from other regions: coppices and fuelwood production in Italy (Torta, G.); planting stock quality and establishment in the New Zealand high country (Ledgard, N. J.; Baker, G. C.); and choosing species for planting in the Ecuadorian Andes (Hofstede, R. G. M.; Jongsma, W.;...

Author(s)
Rijal, K.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994466)
Type
Book chapter

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