Biofuels done right: land efficient animal feeds enable large environmental and energy benefits.

  title={Biofuels done right: land efficient animal feeds enable large environmental and energy benefits.},
  author={Bruce E Dale and Bryan D. Bals and Seungdo Kim and Pragnya Eranki},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={44 22},
There is an intense ongoing debate regarding the potential scale of biofuel production without creating adverse effects on food supply. We explore the possibility of three land-efficient technologies for producing food (actually animal feed), including leaf protein concentrates, pretreated forages, and double crops to increase the total amount of plant biomass available for biofuels. Using less than 30% of total U.S. cropland, pasture, and range, 400 billion liters of ethanol can be produced… CONTINUE READING
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