760: Green supply chain o8
A summary of the National Non-Food Crops Centre (NNFCC) conference held in York on 6th-7th November 2008
Year of Publication2009
Feeding the world’s population will require cultural adjustments and industry change to displace fossil resources and make better use of ‘total plants’, improving yields and quality of crops and reducing pesticide use. It is less wasteful to produce heat from biomass than converting it to electricity. Ammonia Fibre Explosion may develop to improve the calorific value of roughages for animal feed. Hemp based bio-composites could have a large impact on the building industry and anaerobic digestion can reduce waste going to landfill and produce soil conditioner.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Industrial crops
Additional keywords/tagsfood security
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