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Comparison of high-energy crops for alcohol production

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F. Jack Hills, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis
Stanley S. Johnson, Department of Agricultural Economics, U.C., Davis
Shu Geng, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C., Davis.
Akbar Abshahi, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C., Davis.
Gary R. Peterson, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C., Davis.

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California Agriculture 35(11):14-16.

Published November 01, 1981

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Corn showed up best in this trial, but sugarbeet could compete if growing costs were reduced.Corn had the lowest potential alcohol yieldper acre but also the lowest production cost per unit of alcohol of the four crops compared.

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Comparison of high-energy crops for alcohol production

F. Jack Hills, Stanley S. Johnson, Shu Geng, Akbar Abshahi, Gary R. Peterson
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Comparison of high-energy crops for alcohol production

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Authors

F. Jack Hills, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis
Stanley S. Johnson, Department of Agricultural Economics, U.C., Davis
Shu Geng, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C., Davis.
Akbar Abshahi, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C., Davis.
Gary R. Peterson, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C., Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 35(11):14-16.

Published November 01, 1981

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Corn showed up best in this trial, but sugarbeet could compete if growing costs were reduced.Corn had the lowest potential alcohol yieldper acre but also the lowest production cost per unit of alcohol of the four crops compared.

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Full text is available in PDF.

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