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Table 1 Potential biofuel yields per hectare in temperate and tropical climates

From: The bioliq® bioslurry gasification process for the production of biosynfuels, organic chemicals, and energy

Climate Crop/country Crop residue Biofuel type Yield
(t/ha)
Diesel equivalent
(sum; t/ha)
Temperate climate Sugar beet; Germany Sugar Ethanol 4 3
  Rape seed; Germany, USA Oilseed;
straw
FAME;
FT diesel
1.2;
0.5
1.7
Tropical climate Palm oil; Malaysia Oilfruits;
palm waste
FAME;
FT diesel
6;
2
8
  Sugar cane; Brazil Sugar;
bagasse
Ethanol;
FT diesel
6;
2
6.5
  1. FT, Fischer-Tropsch.