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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND CO-PRODUCTS FROM VEGETABLE OILS Title: Biodiesel

Author
item KNOTHE, GERHARD

Submitted to: Internet Web Page
Publication Type: Research Notes
Publication Acceptance Date: July 30, 2008
Publication Date: July 30, 2008
Citation: Knothe, G.H. 2008. Biodiesel. Internet Web Page.

Technical Abstract: Biodiesel is an alternative diesel fuel derived from vegetable oils such as soybean oil or other sources such as animal fats and waste frying oils. This article gives a brief overview of issues affecting biodiesel, including sources, production, properties, comparison to petrodiesel and commercial aspects.

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