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Title: COMMENTS ON THE BIODIESEL ENERGY BALANCE STUDY BY PIMENTEL AND PATZEK

Author
item Knothe, Gerhard - Gary

Submitted to: Lipid Technology
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/1/2005
Publication Date: 9/15/2005
Citation: Knothe, G.H. 2005. Comments on the biodiesel energy balance study by Pimentel and Patzek. Lipid Technology. 17(9):198.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This brief article discusses the biodiesel-related aspects of a publication by Pimentel and Patzek regarding the energy balance of biodiesel and ethanol. Discussing such aspects is important so that technically correct information about biodiesel is conveyed.