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Bioethanol from Cereal Crops in Europe

  • Chris Wroe
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Abstract

The use of agriculturally derived ethyl alcohol (bioethanol) in motor fuels represents one of the largest potential non-food outlets for cereal crops. As such, its development has attracted considerable debate in Europe over recent years, especially since 1992 when the European Commission proposed tax incentives to encourage the production of non-food crops on land set-aside from food production.

Keywords

Cereal Crop Rural Economy International Energy Agency Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Fuel Crop 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Wroe
    • 1
  1. 1.BP Chemicals LtdLondonUK

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