A Valuable Biomass Crop for Energy
Green Energy and Technology
Foreword.- Preface.- 1. The Evolution of Switchgrass as an Energy Crop.- 2. Switchgrass Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics.- 3. Crop Physiology.- 4. Crop Management of Switchgrass.- 5. Switchgrass Harvest and Storage.- 6. Environmental Impacts of Switchgrass Management for Bioenergy Production.- 7. Biochemical and Thermochemical Conversion of Switchgrass to Biofuels.- 8. Estimating Region Specific Costs to Produce and Deliver Switchgrass.- Index.
Andrea Monti is Assistant Professor in Crop Science at the University of Bologna, Italy. He received his PhD in Crop Science from the University of Bologna, Italy, in 2002.
Authors by Chapter:
Foreword. Kenneth P Vogel
Chapter 1.David J. Parrish, Michael D. Casler and Andrea Monti
Chapter 2. Michael D. Casler
Chapter 3. Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, Stan D. Wullschleger, S. Surendran Nair and Andrea Monti
Chapter 4. Matt A. Sanderson, Marty Schmer, Vance Owens, Pat Keyser and Wolter Elbersen
Chapter 5. Rob Mitchell and Marty Schmer
Chapter 6. R. Howard Skinner, Walter Zegada-Lizarazu and John P. Schmidt
Chapter 7. Venkatesh Balan, Sandeep Kumar, Bryan Bals, Shishir Chundawat, Mingjie Jin and Bruce Dale
Chapter 8. Anthony Turhollow and Francis Epplin
From the reviews:
“The editor, Andrea Monti, assembled a group of distinguished authors who have not only provided comprehensive documentation of research conducted on switchgrass, but also unique and valuable analyses of this information that have not been published elsewhere. … It is a recommended reference for anyone who has an interest in switchgrass … . it will be recommended reading for my undergraduate students, and required reading for my graduate students.” (David Bransby, BioEnergy Research, Vol. 5, 2012)