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Handbook of energy for world agriculture

Autore: B A Stout
Editore: London ; New York : Elsevier Applied Science ; New York, NY : Sole distributor in the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., ©1990.
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This handbook is a reference for individuals who want a comprehensive overview of energy for agriculture. The purpose is to put energy for agriculture in perspective by presenting numerous national  Per saperne di più…

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Stout, B.A.
Handbook of energy for world agriculture.
London ; New York : Elsevier Applied Science ; New York, NY : Sole distributor in the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., ©1990
(OCoLC)671519710
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: B A Stout
ISBN: 1851663495 9781851663491
Numero OCLC: 19589954
Descrizione: xii, 504 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenuti: Commercial and non-commercial energy. Energy for subsistence and development. Human energy capacity. Supplemental energy needs. Energy balance. World energy outlook. Economic considerations. Environmental considerations. Solutions to difficult problems. Energy use. Agriculture's share of commercial energy. Commercial energy use for agricultural inputs. Commercial energy use and cereal output. Commercial energy for fertilizer production and use. Commercial energy for farm machinery manufacture and use. Energy from human labour. Energy from draught animals. Commercial energy for pump irrigation equipment manufacture and operation. Commercial energy for pesticide production and application. Energy flow. Energy surveys and analyses. Regional and national examples. Small-scale hydroelectric power plants. The need for systems approach. Energy management. Germ plasm and its impact on energy use. Fertilizer and biological nitrogen fixation. Pest control. Irrigation. Mechanization of agricultural production. Energy management in the post-harvest system. Food processing. Energy and the food consumption system. Efficient energy management in agricultural is food business. Energy from biomass. Photosynthesis. Wood for fuel. Sources and availability of biomass feedstocks. Freshwater and saltwater plants. Classification of biomass fuels. Energy profiles. Biogas. Hydrogen. Ethanol. Methanol. Vegetable oil. Biomass feedstock. Solid fuels. Solar energy. Fundamentals of solar energy. Collection and storage. Agricultural applications. Future potential of solar energy. Wind energy. Fundamentals of wind power. Wind energy conversion systems. Wind system applications. Wind characteristics. Feasibility studies. Economics. Hydropower. Fundamentals of hydropower. Hydropower potential. Classification of hydropower plants. Reasons to consider small hydropower stations. Planning a hydropower project. The hydroelectric power system. Cost of a small hydroelectric plant. Small hydropower stations versus other alternative sources. Examples of hydropower and uses. Observations on the status of hydropower. Alternatives. Energy options. A framework for policy assessment and formulation. Increasing the energy supply. Decreasing energy demand through efficient management. Policy implications. Research needs. Technology assessment. The Indian Energy Center: a model for developing countries. Appendices: sources of further information; conversion of units.
Responsabilità: B.A. Stout, in collaboration with L.W. Faidley, C.A. Myers, W.T. Rose.

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