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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.
Water balance studies of bunded rice fields in the Chhattisgarh region of Central India and some strategies to improve the low land rainfed rice productivity
Risk analysis of PCB exposure via the soil-food crop pathway, and alternatives for remediation at Serpukhov, Russian Federation
Concurrent evaluation of agronomic, economic, and environmental aspects of trickle-irrigated watermelon production
Influence of harbor contamination on the level and composition of polychlorinated biphenyls in produce in greater New Bedford, Massachusetts