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).

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.
Industrial crop

Energy crop

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Energy crop
Dedicated energy crops are industrial crops including giant miscanthus, switchgrass, jatropha, and some species of fungi and algae.

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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Food vs fuel
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.

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.

NNFCC

Cellulosic ethanol

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Cellulosic biofuel
Non food crops

Wheat

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The range of crops with non-food uses is broad, but includes traditional arable crops like wheat, as well as less conventional crops like hemp and Miscanthus.

Hemp

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The range of crops with non-food uses is broad, but includes traditional arable crops like wheat, as well as less conventional crops like hemp and Miscanthus.

Miscanthus

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The range of crops with non-food uses is broad, but includes traditional arable crops like wheat, as well as less conventional crops like hemp and Miscanthus.

Jatropha

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Flax

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Fiber crop

Coir

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Cotton

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