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Energy Plant Species: Their Use and Impact on Environment and Development

Edited By: N El Bassam

321 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

James and James Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #69342 | ISBN: 1873936753
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NHBS Price: £70.00 $88/€82 approx

About this book

The book outlines the importance and position of primary production of biomass, and biofuel feedstocks. It covers all the main potential energy crops and will be a good reference for anyone interested or working within the framework of renewable energy.


Contents

Foreword * Preface * Part I * Basic Elements of Biomass Accumulation * Harvesting, Transportation and Storage * Conversion Technologies * Environmental Impact * Economic and Social Dimensions * Prospects for Renewable Energy * Part I - References * Part II * Energy Plant Species * Appendices * Indexes

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Biography

Dr N. EL Bassam is Head of the Energy Crops Research Unit of the Federal Agricultural Research Centre (FAL), Braunschweig, Germany and Chairman of the Working Group: Biomass for Energy and the Environment, SREN, of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The book is based on contributions from a distinguished panel of experts from around the world.

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