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Title Plant biotechnology for sustainable production of energy and co-products / Peter N. Mascia, Jurgen Scheffran, Jack M. Widholm, editors.

Imprint Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  620.8 P694 2010    ---  Available
Description xviii, 458 pages : illustrations (some colored) ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry ; 66
Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry ; 66.
Note Dedicated to the late Peter N. Mascia, who died May 6, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents Part A. Introduction to biofuels -- ch. 1. Introduction overview : world energy resources and the need for biomass for energy and lower fossil carbon dioxide emissions / Charles E. Wyman -- ch. 2. Designing biomass crops with improved calorific content and attributes for burning : a UK perspective / Gordon G. Allison . . . [et al.] -- ch. 3. Designing plants to meet feedstock needs / Peter N. Mascia . . . [et al.] -- Part B. Specific biofuel feedstocks -- ch. 4. Engineering advantages, challenges and status of sugarcane and other sugar-based biomass resources / Ricardo A. Dante . . . [et al.] -- ch. 5. High fermantable corn hybrids for the dry-grind corn ethanol industry / Joel E. Ream . . . [et al.] -- ch. 6. Engineering advantages, challenges and status of grass energy crops / David I. Bransby . . . [et al.] -- ch. 7. Woody biomass and purpose-grown trees as feedstocks for renewable energy / Maud A.W. Hinchee . . . [et al.] -- ch. 8. Engineering status, challenges and advantages of oil crops / Richard F. Wilson, David F. Hildebrand -- Part C. Mitigating invasiveness -- ch. 9. Invasive species biology, ecology, management and risk assessment : evaluating and mitigating the invasion risk of biofuel crops / Jacob N. Barney, Joseph M. DiTomaso -- ch. 10. Gene flow in genetically engineered perennial grasses : lessons for modification of dedicated bioenergy crops / Albert P. Kausch . . . [et al.] -- ch. 11. Genetic modification in dedicated bioenergy crops and strategies for gene confinement / Albert P. Kausch . . . [et al.] -- Part D. Models for uses of biomass feedstocks -- ch. 12. Integrated biorefineries--a bottom-up approach to biomass fractionation / Birgit Kamm -- ch. 13. Heat and power production from stover for corn ethanol plants / Shahab Sokhansanj . . . [et al.] -- Part E. Agricultural fit of biomass crops and lifecycle analysis and criteria -- ch. 14. The problem is the solution : the role of biofuels in the transition to a regenerative agriculture / Daniel G. De La Torre Ugarte, Chad C. Hellwinckel -- ch. 15. Life-cycle analysis of biofuels / Michael Wang -- ch. 16. Criteria for a sustainable bioenergy infrastructure and lifecycle / Jurgen Scheffran.
Subject Plant biomass.
Biomass energy.
Plant biotechnology.
Added Author Mascia, Peter N., -2009.
Scheffran, Jurgen.
Widholm, Jack Milton, 1939-
ISBN 9783642134395

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