Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution
Focusing on the key challenges that still impede the realization of the billion-ton renewable fuels and energy products vision, this book provides comprehensive information on sustainable production of biomass feedstock, supply chain management of feedstocks to the biorefinery site, advanced...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by CRC Press
Invasion of non-native plant species, which has a significant impact on the earth’s ecosystems, has greatly increased in recent years due to expanding trade and transport among different countries. Understanding the ecological principles underlying the invasive process as well as the...
Published January 8th 2013 by CRC Press
As the worldwide human population explodes and trade becomes increasingly globalized, the transboundary movement of plant species from their place of origin to foreign regions is escalating and expected to experience continued growth in the coming decades. Invasive Plants and Forest Ecosystems...
Published September 8th 2008 by CRC Press
Faced with the growing problems of climate change, ecosystem degradation, declining agricultural productivity, and uncertain food security, modern agricultural scientists look for potential relief in an ancient practice. Agroforestry, if properly designed, can mitigate greenhouse effects, maintain...
Published November 14th 2007 by CRC Press