As crude oil reserves continue to decline, biological resources offer an alternative and sustainable source of energy and materials. This set of books, drawn from the RSC's Green Chemistry and Energy and Environmental Sciences book series, presents some of the latest developments and research into using natural resources to overcome mankind's dependence on crude oil. This set contains five volumes: Advanced Oil Crop Biorefineries (ISBN 9781849731355) 336 pages, 2011Edited by Abbas Kazmi This book explains how the use of whole plants and by-products can maximize efficiency in the European oil-crop supply chain. Energy Crops (ISBN 9781849730327) 442 pages, 2010Edited by Nigel Halford and Angela Karp This book is a comprehensive reference for energy crops from the plant perspective with expert authors for each crop. Of particular importance are the chapters covering the sustainability aspects (social, economic and environmental), including food security. Natural Product Extraction (ISBN 9781849736060) 516 pages, 2013Edited by Mauricio A Rostagno and Juliana M Prado A comprehensive reference of the latest methodologies and techniques in the extraction and application of natural products. Presented within the philosophy of Green Chemistry. Integrated Forest Biorefineries (ISBN 9781849733212) 322 pages, 2012Edited by Lew Christopher This book documents the recent accomplishments of integrated forest biorefineries and their future in the pulp, paper, and fiber-processing industries. Thermochemical Connversion of Biomass to Liquid Fuels and Chemicals (ISBN 9781849730358) 552 pages, 2010Edite by Mark Crocker This up-to-date overview on the conversion of thermochemical biomass to fuels and chemicals is written by experts in the field.
Dimensions: 35.56 x 29.21 x 11.43 centimetres (4.31 kg)