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Publikācija: Invasive Species Application in Bioeconomy. Case Study Heracleum Sosnowskyi Menden in Latvia

Publication Type Full-text conference paper published in conference proceedings indexed in SCOPUS or WOS database
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Invasive Species Application in Bioeconomy. Case Study Heracleum Sosnowskyi Menden in Latvia
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.7 Environmental engineering and energetics
Research platform None
Authors Lauma Žihare
Dagnija Blumberga
Keywords herecleum sosnowskyi; hogweed; feedstock; biobutanol; invasive species; bioeconomy
Abstract Since there is a constant battle with invasive species – Heracleum Sosnowskyi Menden in Latvia, the case study aim is to evaluate possible solutions for the use of the hogweed and find if there is socio-economic benefit, greater added value and possibility to use it effectively in bioeconomy. The most explored aspect is hogweed use in biobutanol production. Evaluation has been determined with cost-benefit analysis and environmental impact assessment. The obtained testing results shows that producing products with higher added value is biobutanol production.
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.04.060
Hyperlink: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610217321835 
Reference Žihare, L., Blumberga, D. Invasive Species Application in Bioeconomy. Case Study Heracleum Sosnowskyi Menden in Latvia. In: Energy Procedia, Latvia, Rīga, 12-16 October, 2016. Germany: Elsevier, 2017, pp.238-241. ISSN 1876-6102. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.04.060
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