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Use For : 

  • Bioenergy
  • Biofuel
  • Biological fuels
  • Energy, Biomass
  • Energy conservation, microbial
  • Microbial energy conversion

Broader Term :

  • Fuel
  • Renewable energy resources

Related Terms :

  • Agriculture and energy
  • Energy crops
  • Lignin
  • Refuse as fuel
  • Vegetation
  • Waste products as fuel
  • Wood
  • Wood fuels

Narrower Term :

  • Agricultural wastes as fuel


Biomass Energy 

Scope Note

Biomass Energy is a form of "electricity produced from waste plant and animal matter. Wood is a large source of biomass energy, though the use of corn, sugarcane wastes and other farming by products is also becoming more prevalent. With respect to animal matter, livestock manure and human sewerage are sources of biomass energy." (Source:

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