2008

Genetic Improvement of Bioenergy Crops

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ISBN: 978-0-387-70804-1 (Print) 978-0-387-70805-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXI

  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-42

      Why Bioenergy Makes Sense

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      Pages 43-74

      A Primer on Genetics, Genomics and Plant Breeding

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      Pages 75-88

      Production of Ethanol from Grain

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      Pages 89-142

      Composition and Biosynthesis of Lignocellulosic Biomass

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      Pages 143-160

      Selection of Promising Biomass Feedstock Lines Using High-Throughput Spectrometric and Enzymatic Assays

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      Pages 161-182

      Current Technologies for Fuel Ethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Plant Biomass

  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-210

      Genetic Improvement of Corn for Lignocellulosic

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      Pages 211-248

      Development and Utilization of Sorghum as a Bioenergy Crop

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      Pages 273-294

      Genetic Improvement of Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) as an Energy Crop

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      Pages 295-308

      Miscanthus: Genetic Resources and Breeding Potential to Enhance Bioenergy Production

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      Pages 309-345

      Improvement of Switchgrass as a Bioenergy Crop

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      Pages 347-376

      Improvement of Perennial Forage Species as Feedstock for Bioenergy

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      Pages 377-396

      Genetic Improvement of Willow (Salix spp.) as a Dedicated Bioenergy Crop

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      Pages 397-419

      Genetic Improvement of Poplar (Populus spp.) as a Bioenergy Crop

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 421-449

      Southern Pines: A Resource for Bioenergy

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 421-449