Carbon footprint of oil palm planted on peat in Malaysia

  title={Carbon footprint of oil palm planted on peat in Malaysia},
  author={Z. Hashim and V. Subramaniam and M. H. Harun and N. Kamarudin},
  journal={The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment},
  • Z. Hashim, V. Subramaniam, +1 author N. Kamarudin
  • Published 2017
  • Environmental Science
  • The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
  • PurposeThe carbon footprint of palm oil on mineral soils based on primary data from Malaysia was published in 2011, but a study for palm oil grown on peat is missing. The estimation of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of oil palm planted on peat in Malaysia was divided into three main components, namely GHG emissions from land use change, peat oxidation due to the establishment of oil palm plantations, and operations during cultivation and milling processes. The study collected comprehensive… CONTINUE READING
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