TY - CHAP A1 - Theocharis Chatzistathis A2 - Ioannis Therios ED1 - Miodrag Darko Matovic Y1 - 2013-04-30 PY - 2013 T1 - How Soil Nutrient Availability Influences Plant Biomass and How Biomass Stimulation Alleviates Heavy Metal Toxicity in Soils: The Cases of Nutrient Use Efficient Genotypes and Phytoremediators, Respectively N2 - This two-volume book on biomass is a reflection of the increase in biomass related research and applications, driven by overall higher interest in sustainable energy and food sources, by increased awareness of potentials and pitfalls of using biomass for energy, by the concerns for food supply and by multitude of potential biomass uses as a source material in organic chemistry, bringing in the concept of bio-refinery. It reflects the trend in broadening of biomass related research and an increased focus on second-generation bio-fuels. Its total of 40 chapters spans over diverse areas of biomass research, grouped into 9 themes. BT - Biomass Now SP - Ch. 18 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/53594 DO - 10.5772/53594 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-13 ER -