Written with a diverse audience in mind, this book describes the current status, development, and future prospects for the critical technology of second-generation biorefineries, specifically with a focus on lignocellulosic materials as feedstock. It provides an overview of the issues behind this technological transition, and it provides, in depth,

chapter 1|28 pages


chapter 3|46 pages

Features of First Generation Biorefineries

chapter 7|52 pages

Pretreatments of Lignocellulosic Biomass

chapter 8|68 pages

Biochemical Conversion of Biomass

chapter 10|26 pages