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Energies 2009, 2(1), 1-24; doi:10.3390/en20100001
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Energy Inputs in Food Crop Production in Developing and Developed Nations

5126 Comstock Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Received: 18 November 2008 / Revised: 5 January 2009 / Accepted: 13 January 2009 / Published: 16 January 2009
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Abstract

Detailed energy outputs and inputs were assessed for the following crops, cultured in the U.S. and developing countries: corn, wheat, rice, soy, potato, cassava, tomato, citrus and apple. In addition, the labor input for each crop was analyzed.
Keywords: Agriculture; crops; developed and developing countries; energy; food; renewable energy Agriculture; crops; developed and developing countries; energy; food; renewable energy
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Pimentel, D. Energy Inputs in Food Crop Production in Developing and Developed Nations. Energies 2009, 2, 1-24.

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