Industrial crop

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An industrial crop, also called a non-food crop, is a crop grown to produce goods for manufacturing, for example of fibre for clothing, rather than food for consumption.wikipedia
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An industrial crop, also called a non-food crop, is a crop grown to produce goods for manufacturing, for example of fibre for clothing, rather than food for consumption.
Industrial crops are produced for clothing (fiber crops), biofuel (energy crops, algae fuel), or medicine (medicinal plants).

Biodiesel

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Transitioning fully to biofuels could require immense tracts of land if traditional food crops are used (although non food crops can be utilized).

Food vs. fuel

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Non-food crops like Camelina, Jatropha, seashore mallow and mustard, used for biodiesel, can thrive on marginal agricultural land where many trees and crops won't grow, or would produce only slow growth yields.

Food

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An industrial crop, also called a non-food crop, is a crop grown to produce goods for manufacturing, for example of fibre for clothing, rather than food for consumption.
Non-food crop

Energy crop

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Energy crop
Non-food crop

Biopolymer

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Biopolymer
Biomass comes from crops such as sugar beet, potatoes or wheat: when used to produce biopolymers, these are classified as non food crops.

Cellulosic ethanol

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Cellulosic biofuel
Non food crops

Household chemicals

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Household chemicals are non-food chemicals that are commonly found and used in and around the average household.

Famine

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Sometimes they produced industrial crops, but they would find ways to increase their production in order to meet both their subsistence requirements as well as their tax obligations.

Great Recession in South America

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However, second generation biofuel processes is slowly being implemented in order to extend the amount of biofuel that can be produced sustainably by using biomass consisting of the residual non-food parts of current crops, such as stems, leaves and husks.

Second-generation biofuels

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The goal of second-generation biofuel processes is to extend the amount of biofuel that can be produced sustainably by using biomass consisting of the residual non-food parts of current crops, such as stems, leaves and husks that are left behind once the food crop has been extracted, as well as other crops that are not used for food purposes (non-food crops), such as switchgrass, grass, jatropha, whole crop maize, miscanthus and cereals that bear little grain, and also industry waste such as woodchips, skins and pulp from fruit pressing, etc.

Human uses of plants

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Plants grown as industrial crops are the source of a wide range of products used in manufacturing, sometimes so intensively as to risk harm to the environment.

Human uses of living things

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Plants grown as industrial crops are the source of a wide range of products used in manufacturing, sometimes so intensively as to risk harm to the environment.

Renewable resource

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Plants provide the main sources for renewable resources, the main distinction is made between energy crops and non-food crops.

Kamrun Nahar

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Nahar first proposed to cultivate a non-food bioenergy crop, Jatropha curcas L. in Bangladesh as it did not need arable lands and does not compete with food.

Economy of Ashanti

Kumasi metropolis and Ashanti region industrial crops grown include cocoa, palm oil, tobacco, bast fibre, cotton, citrus and cashew, sweet potatoes, millet, beans, onions, peanuts, tomatoes, and many fruits.

Poles in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Bosnian Poles were appraised beekeepers and also left a great mark on the country's agriculture, as they introduced synthetic fertilizers and non-food crops in the regions they inhabited.

Agriculture in Lebanon

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Lebanon produces crops in five major categories: cereals, fruits (not including olives), olives, industrial crops (such as sugar beet and tobacco), and vegetables.

Green waste

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Green waste can be composed of non-food crops, which decompose to produce cellulosic ethanol.

Agriculture in Spain

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Sugar beets were Spain's most important industrial crop.

Plant

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Plants grown as industrial crops are the source of a wide range of products used in manufacturing, sometimes so intensively as to risk harm to the environment.

Ancient Egyptian agriculture

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The roots of the plant were eaten as food, but it was primarily used as an industrial crop.