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Economic Effects of Biofuel Production

Edited by Marco Aurelio Dos Santos Bernardes

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg

This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, current and future biofuels crops, the successful Brazilian ethanol program, insights of the first, second, third and fourth biofuel generations, advanced biofuel production techniques, related waste treatment, emissions and environmental impacts, water consumption, produced allergens and toxins. Additionally, the biofuel policy discussion is expected to be continuing in the foreseeable future and the reading of the biofuels features dealt with in this book, are recommended for anyone interested in understanding this diverse and developing theme.

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Economic Effects of Biofuel ProductionEdited by Marco Aurelio Dos Santos Bernardes

Published: August 29th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/697

ISBN: 978-953-307-178-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4448-9

Copyright year: 2011

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75773 Total Chapter Downloads

28 Crossref Citations

76 Web of Science Citations

93 Dimensions Citations


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1. Implications for the Feed Industry

By Paul A. Iji and Mohammad Reza Barekatain


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2. The Future Crops for Biofuels

By Chunlin Liu and Chuanxin Sun


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3. A Comparison Between Raw Material and Technologies for a Sustainable Biodiesel Production Industry

By Jorge Mario Marchetti


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4. How to Balance Biofuel and Food Production for Optimal Global Health and Nutrition - The Food Crop-Feed Crop-Fuel Crop Trilemma

By Leif Hambræus


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5. The Post 2008 Food Before Fuel Crisis: Theory, Literature, and Policies

By Cheng Qiu, Gregory Colson and Michael Wetzstein


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6. Can Biofuels be an Engine for Growth in Small Developing Economies – The Case of Paraguay

By Anil Hira and Plinio Torres Garcete


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7. Biofuels and World Agricultural Markets: Outlook for 2020 and 2050

By Guyomard Hervé, Forslund Agneta and Dronne Yves


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8. The Potential for Production of Biomass for Biofuel by the Cultivation of Hybrid Poplar and Hybrid Aspen in the South of Sweden

By Lars Christersson


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9. Theoretical and Practical Evaluation of Jatropha as Energy Source Biofuel in Tanzania

By Stelyus L. Mkoma and Faith P. Mabiki


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10. The Macro-Environment for Liquid Biofuels in the Brazilian Science, Mass Media and Public Policies

By Edson Talamini and Homero Dewes


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11. Sweet Sorghum as a Bioenergy Crop for the US Great Plains

By Charles S. Wortmann and Teshome Regassa


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12. Does Money Grow on Trees? People's Willingness to Pay for Cellulosic Wood Ethanol

By Katherine Farrow, Mario Teisl, Caroline Noblet, Shannon McCoy and Jonathan Rubin


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13. Biodiesel from Non Edible Oil Seeds: a Renewable Source of Bioenergy

By Mushtaq Ahmad, Mir Ajab Khan, Muhammad Zafar and Shazia Sultana


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14. The Development of the Multi - Fuel Burner

By Anna Maiorova, Aleksandr Sviridenkov, Valentin Tretyakov, Aleksandr Vasil'ev and Victor Yagodkin


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15. Acetals as Possible Diesel Additives

By Ion Agirre, Victoria Laura Barrio, María Belén Güemez, José Francisco Cambra and Pedro Luis Arias


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16. Feedstocks for Second-Generation Biodiesel: Microalgae’s Biology and Oil Composition

By Patricia I. Leonardi, Cecilia A. Popovich and M. Cecilia Damiani


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17. Biodiesel Features in the Railway Transport

By Gediminas Vaiciunas and Leonas Povilas Lingaitis


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18. Understanding the Developing Cellulosic Biofuels Industry through Dynamic Modeling

By Emily Newes, Daniel Inman and Brian Bush


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19. Distributed, Integrated Production of Second and Third Generation Biofuels

By William Gibbons and Stephen Hughes


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20. Limitations and Challenges for Wheat-Based Bioethanol Production

By Jessica Saunders, Marta Izydorczyk and David B. Levin


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