13. Agronomic Potential of Biopolymer Films

  1. David Plackett
  1. Lluís Martín-Closas and
  2. Ana M. Pelacho

Published Online: 6 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch13

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

How to Cite

Martín-Closas, L. and Pelacho, A. M. (2011) Agronomic Potential of Biopolymer Films, in Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings (ed D. Plackett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark

Author Information

  1. Department of Horticulture, Botany and Gardening, University of Lleida, Lleida, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683415

Online ISBN: 9781119994312

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Keywords:

  • Agronomic Potential of Biopolymer Films;
  • The Potential Role of Biodegradable Materials in Agricultural Films;
  • Presently Available Biopolymers and Biocomposites;
  • Past and Current International Projects on Biodegradable Agricultural Films;
  • Present Applications of Biopolymer Films in Agriculture;
  • Potential Uses: Current Limitations and Future Applications;
  • low-density polyethylene (LDPE);
  • ‘Biodegradation in Soil’;
  • The EU Framework Programmes (FP);
  • ‘Sustainable agriculture, fisheries and forestry’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Potential Role of Biodegradable Materials in Agricultural Films

  • Presently Available Biopolymers and Biocomposites

  • Past and Current International Projects on Biodegradable Agricultural Films

  • Present Applications of Biopolymer Films in Agriculture

  • Potential Uses: Current Limitations and Future Applications

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements

  • References