Book Volume 4 2014

Plants and BioEnergy

ISBN: 978-1-4614-9328-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-9329-7 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Economics of Bioenergy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      The Prospects of First Generation Ethanol in Developing Countries

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      Pages 13-33

      Can Energy Policy Drive Sustainable Land Use? Lessons from Biofuels Policy Development Over the Last Decade

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      Pages 35-48

      Advanced Biofuels: Economic Uncertainties, Policy Options, and Land Use Impacts

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      Pages 49-64

      Algae Farming and Its Bio-Products

  3. Biomass Biology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-80

      Regional Gene Pools for Restoration, Conservation, and Genetic Improvement of Prairie Grasses

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      Pages 81-106

      Mining Genetic Diversity of Sorghum as a Bioenergy Feedstock

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      Chapter

      Pages 107-130

      Genetics, Genomics and Crop Modelling: Integrative Approaches to the Improvement of Biomass Willows

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      Pages 131-140

      Camelina: An Emerging Oilseed Platform for Advanced Biofuels and Bio-Based Materials

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      Pages 141-151

      Perspectives in Brazil of the Contribution of Palm Trees to Biodiesel Production

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      Chapter

      Pages 153-181

      Xylan Biosynthesis in Plants, Simply Complex

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      Pages 183-193

      Towards Redesigning Cellulose Biosynthesis for Improved Bioenergy Feedstocks

  4. Biomass Processing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-209

      Developing Novel Enzyme Repertoires for the Efficient Deconstruction of Plant Biomass Tailored for the Bioenergy Industry

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      Chapter

      Pages 211-230

      Using Natural Plant Cell Wall Degradation Mechanisms to Improve Second Generation Bioethanol

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      Chapter

      Pages 231-253

      Linking Plant Biology and Pretreatment: Understanding the Structure and Organization of the Plant Cell Wall and Interactions with Cellulosic Biofuel Production

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      Chapter

      Pages 255-265

      Lignocellulosic Biorefineries: Concepts and Possibilities

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      Chapter

      Pages 267-276

      Catalytic Dehydration of Lignocellulosic Derived Xylose to Furfural

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      Chapter

      Pages 277-289

      Catalytic Oxidation of Lignin for the Production of Low Molecular Weight Aromatics