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Published: 08 December 2016

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190222987

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The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution

Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests

Derek Byerlee, Walter P. Falcon, and Rosamond L. Naylor

  • Examines the world's most dynamic agricultural sector in recent decades
  • Explains the drivers of rapid growth from both the demand and supply side and gives informed guesses on the future of the industry
  • Explores a major source of land use change and deforestation in the tropics
  • Provides a balanced view of the economic, social, and environmental benefits and costs of the oil crops revolution