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AEBI 425 Tropical Energy and Food (3 credits)

Offered by: Plant Science (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

Biology (Agric & Envir Sc) : Tropical biofuel crops, conversion processes and final products, particularly energy and greenhouse gas balances and bionutraceuticals. Topics include effects of process extraction during refining on biofuel economics, the food versus fuel debate and impact of biofuels and bioproducts on tropical agricultural economics.

Terms: Summer 2015

Instructors: Donald L Smith, Stan Kubow, Mark Lefsrud (Summer)

  • Corequisite(s): AEBI 421, AEBI 423 and AEBI 427.
  • Restriction: Restricted to students that are participating in the Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies Field Semester
  • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.