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Biofuel crops: production, physiology and genetics, Page: 415-426
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- biodiversity, bioenergy, biofuels, biology, environmental impact, fuel crops, fuel plantations, genetic variation, landscape, phytoremediation, taxonomy, tree breeding, willows
book chapter description
This chapter provides an overview of the biology and taxonomy of willows (Salix sp.), describes a short presentation of production systems and breeding issues with respect to willow use as biomass crop, and discusses environmental and landscape design issues including the possibility for environmental control by means of phytoremediation.