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Sustainable Biofuels from Forests: Woody Biomass

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 345 Illick Hall, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Forests 2011, 2(4), 983;
Received: 14 November 2011 / Accepted: 15 November 2011 / Published: 15 November 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sustainable Biofuels From Forests: Woody Biomass)
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The use of woody biomass feedstocks for bioenergy and bioproducts involves multiple sources of material that together create year round supplies. The main sources of woody biomass include residues from wood manufacturing industries, low value trees including logging slash in forests that are currently underutilized and dedicated short-rotation woody crops. Conceptually a ton of woody biomass feedstocks can replace a barrel of oil as the wood is processed (refined) through a biorefinery. As oil is refined only part of the barrel is used for liquid fuel, e.g., gasoline, while much of the carbon in oil is refined into higher value chemical products-carbon in woody biomass can be refined into the same value-added products. [...] View Full-Text
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White, E.H. Sustainable Biofuels from Forests: Woody Biomass. Forests 2011, 2, 983.

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White EH. Sustainable Biofuels from Forests: Woody Biomass. Forests. 2011; 2(4):983.

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White, Edwin H. 2011. "Sustainable Biofuels from Forests: Woody Biomass" Forests 2, no. 4: 983.

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