Providing comprehensive coverage on biofuel crop production and the technological, environmental and resource issues associated with a sustainable biofuel industry, this book is ideal for researchers and industry personnel. Beginning with an introduction to biofuels and the challenges they face, the book then includes detailed coverage on crops of current importance or with high future prospects, including sections on algae, sugar crops and grass, oil and forestry species. The chapters focus on the genetics, breeding, cultivation, harvesting and handling of each crop.
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The book is well organized into three parts, and each of the 23 chapters presents up-to date information on production, physiological and genetic aspects of the crops ... the book will be a valuable resource for faculty training the next generation of scientists in agronomy and biofuel crop improvement as well as students in these areas. Summing Up: Recommended. – CHOICE