Land use dynamics and sugarcane production

Fischer G, Teixeira E, Tothne Hizsnyik E, & van Velthuizen HT (2008). Land use dynamics and sugarcane production. In: Sugarcane Ethanol: Contributions to Climate Change Mitigation and the Environment. Eds. Zuurbier, P. & Vooren, J. van de, Netherlands pp.29-62: Wageningen Academic Publishers. ISBN 978-90-8686-090-6

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Abstract

In this chapter the debate on sugarcane ethanol focuses on land use from a global point of view. There are many competing demands for land: to grow crops for food, feed, fibre and fuel, for nature conservation, urban development and other functions. The objective of the chapter is to analyze current and potential sugarcane production in the world and to provide an assessment of land suitable for sugarcane production.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Programs: Modeling Land-Use and Land-Cover Changes (LUC)
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Bibliographic Reference: In: P. Zuurbier, J. van de Vooren (eds); Sugarcane Ethanol: Contributions to Climate Change Mitigation and the Environment; Wageningen Academic Publishers, Netherlands pp.29-62
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Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 08:41
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2016 12:30
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/8634

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