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Biomass Usage in Brazil

Dr Silvio Vaz Jr

  1. Content type: Review

    Brazil has 8.51 million km2 of territorial area and a tropical climate. In 2010, the occupation of the Brazilian soil consists of 20.8% pasture, 6.8% agriculture, 0.8% forested areas, 61.0% natural forests, and 9...

    Authors: Jorge L Colodette, Claudia M Gomes, Fernando J Gomes and Carla P Cabral

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:25

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  2. Content type: Review

    Metabolomics, which represents all the low molecular weight compounds present in a cell or organism in a particular physiological condition, has multiple applications, from phenotyping and diagnostic analysis ...

    Authors: Patricia V Abdelnur, Camila Caldana and Marina C M Martins

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:22

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  3. Content type: Review

    This paper studies the biobased industry evolution as an innovation process, as this approach allows us to widen the current perspective of most literature in this field, by offering insights into the current ...

    Authors: Jose Vitor Bomtempo and Flávia Chaves Alves

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:19

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  4. Content type: Review

    The last century was the scene of an extraordinary social and economic development of mankind. This development had the fossil energy as one of its pillars. The discovery of petrol led the society to shape a d...

    Authors: Osmar V Carvalho-Netto, Jose A Bressiani, Hugo L Soriano, Celso S Fiori, Joao M Santos, Geraldo VS Barbosa, Mauro A Xavier, Marcos GA Landell and Goncalo AG Pereira

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:20

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  5. Content type: Research

    Ashes from sugarcane were analyzed by X-ray fluorescence, ash content, X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS). FactSage 6.4 database software was used t...

    Authors: Catia Fredericci, Gerhard Ett, Guilherme FB Lenz e Silva, João B Ferreira Neto, Fernando JG Landgraf, Ricardo L Indelicato and Tiago R Ribeiro

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:15

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  6. Content type: Review

    The human evolution is directly associated to the use of materials. During the last century, humanity had significant development powered by the use of fossil resources, which largely impacted the materials di...

    Authors: Leonardo F Valadares

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:16

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  7. Content type: Review

    The biodiversity of Brazil contains an extraordinary number of compounds from natural products with a wide and complex variety of molecular structures, therefore representing an economic potential in biomasses...

    Authors: Viviane Cândida da Silva and Clenilson Martins Rodrigues

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:14

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  8. Content type: Review

    Renewables are 46% in the Brazilian energy matrix, while the world scenario differs from this context to use only 13% of these resources. The biomass conversion using bioprocess has great potential to be appli...

    Authors: Monica Caramez Triches Damaso, Cristina Maria Monteiro Machado, Dasciana de Sousa Rodrigues, Silvia Goncalves Belem and Thais Fabiana Chan Salum

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:6

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  9. Content type: Review

    This review describes how to apply green chemistry principles to transform biomass into several types of molecules. On the basis of selected papers published over the last three to four years, it includes the ...

    Authors: Paulo M Donate

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:4

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  10. Content type: Review

    According to estimates from the International Energy Agency, global energy consumption will increase by at least one third, between 2010 and 2035. The additional power required will be provided not only by fos...

    Authors: Emerson Léo Schultz, Daniela Tatiane de Souza and Mônica Caramez Triches Damaso

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:7

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  11. Content type: Review

    There is a pressing need for renewable and optimal use of resources towards sustainable primary production and processing systems worldwide. Current technologies for food and feedstock production are held acco...

    Authors: Bruno Perlatti, Moacir R Forim and Vânia G Zuin

    Citation: Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture 2014 1:5

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