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This article reflects the results of a study on sustainability of energy crops. Contribution to the reduction of the greenhouse effect and other environmental effects were investigated for the Netherlands. The study assumed that energy crops are grown on set aside or grain land. Generating electricity and/or heat from hemp, reed, miscanthus, poplar and willow have the best prospects. These crops are sustainable and may in the future be economically feasible. Ethanol from winter wheat has the most favourable environmental effects, but is economically not interesting. Liquid fuels from oil seed rape and sugar beet are not very sustainable.
1990 Farm Bill and water quality in Corn Belt watersheds: Conserving remaining wetlands and restoring farmed wetlands
"Guardianship" and the "Rural Workshop" - The First Quarter-century of U.K. Experience in Nature Conservation
Mycobacteriosis in wild rabbitfish Siganus rivulatus associated with cage farming in the Gulf of Eilat, Red Sea
Predatory phytoseiid mites (Acari:Phytoseiidae) as bioindicators of stress impact on a farmland and butresses of the farmland revival
Effect of the COD/SO sub(4) ratio on the desulphurication of sulphate-enriched liquid manure from industrial pig farm by Desulfovibrio desulfuricans
Effect of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae (Deuteromycetes) upon the Coffee Berry Borer (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) Under Field Conditions