by N H Ravindranath and R Shailaja

Issue: 17

Journal section: Theme Articles
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Received: 2010-10-06


In rural areas of South Karnataka, in India, biomass is used as fuel mainly for cooking, heating bath water and for producing lime and bricks. ASTRA rural energy studies have shown that cooking is the dominant use of biomass as fuel and tree wood (twigs and branches and logs) is the dominant type of fuel used. In this paper a simple method to estimate the biomass use as energy and different strategies for growing biomass is presented...

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