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- Zhou, Wenguang, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Agriculture 2014 v.4 no.3 pp. 217-230
- Chlorella; Jatropha curcas; acylglycerols; biodiesel; bioelectricity; biomass; carbon dioxide; deserts; energy; energy crops; esterification; fatty acid methyl esters; feedstocks; food crops; fuel production; greenhouse gas emissions; irrigation; leaves; life cycle inventory; microalgae; oil crops; polysaccharides; ponds; proteins; transesterification; tree trunk
- ... Promising energy crops such as Jatropha curcas Linnaeus (JCL), which are planted on marginal lands, or microalgae such as Chlorella, which are cultivated in ponds located on mudflats or deserts, have been regarded with high hopes to solve the shortage of food crops and increase the amount of biodiesel (Fatty Acid Methyl Ester, FAME) production. However, the annual yields of biomass and transport f ...