COMPARATIVE EMERGY EVALUATION OF CASTORBEAN ( RICINUS COMMUNIS ) PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN BRAZIL AND THE U

@inproceedings{Comar2006COMPARATIVEEE,
  title={COMPARATIVE EMERGY EVALUATION OF CASTORBEAN ( RICINUS COMMUNIS ) PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN BRAZIL AND THE U},
  author={Vito Comar and David Reginald Tilley and E. D Rodarte Felix and Mirko V. Turdera and Matias Chagas Neto},
  year={2006}
}
Castorbean (Ricinus communis L.) oil is critical to many industrial applications because of its unique ability to withstand high and low temperatures. On a per mass basis, it has a higher price than the ubiquitous lubricants and fuel additives made from crude oil. Brazil’s fuel alternatives programs have experimented with Castorbean production mainly in the arid northeast but more recently in the southwestern state of Mato Grosso do Sul. In this paper we determine whether Brazilian Castorbean… CONTINUE READING

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