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Fuel production potential of several agricultural crops

Fuel production potential of several agricultural crops

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Published by Tennessee Valley Authority, National Fertilizer Development Center, Office of Agricultural and Chemical Development in Muscle Shoals, Ala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy crops -- Tennessee River Valley.,
  • Biomass energy -- Tennessee River Valley.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by David A. Mays, Willie Buchanan, and Billy N. Bradford.
    SeriesBulletin -- Y-186., Bulletin (National Fertilizer Development Center (U.S.)) -- Y-186.
    ContributionsBuchanan, Willie., Bradford, Billy N., Tennessee Valley Authority. Office of Agricultural and Chemical Development., National Fertilizer Development Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination38 p.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16790475M

    This book summarizes the current status of geothermal energy use in agriculture and agro-industry sectors around the world and seeks to provide developing countries with guidance on how to utilize geothermal energy to develop their agriculture and agro-industry sectors. Making economic corridors work for the agricultural sector. Questionnaire survey on potential production of agricultural crops for liquid fuelcounty TVA Region. Muscle Shoals, Ala.: Tennessee Valley Authority, National Fertilizer Development Center, [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

    Biomass production of herbaceous energy crops in the United States: field trial results and yield potential maps from the multiyear regional feedstock partnership DoKyoung Lee University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, [email protected] Ezra Aberle North Dakota State University, @ Eric K. Anderson. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) provide global statistics on crop and food production, supply chains, and food available for human consumption. In , the global average per capita energy availability from vegetal products was kilocalories per person per day, and kcal from animal products.

    While dedicated energy crops are one source of cellulose, crop residues may play a role as an energy feedstock as well. In a joint study by the USDA and Department of Energy (DOE) on potential biomass feedstocks, annual production of 75 million dry tons of corn stover and 11 million dry tons of wheat straw were identified as a possible. Net Energy Production After Postharvest Losses. Different groups of crops have different kind of losses, and the brief descriptions in following sections summarizes which parameters were put into the database to calculate the net energy content of the agricultural production, i.e. the fraction of the gross primary production which is actually available for food.


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