• Jingzhen Chen
  • Changzhu LiEmail author
  • Peiyi Yu


The problem of energy and environment is a great challenge for mankind in the twenty-first century; with the increase of energy crisis and environmental pollution, the exploitation and utilization of new energy and renewable resources has become a global hot point. Plant energy has many advantages, such as environmental protection and safety, rich reserves, convenient, and transportation, and its development and utilization prospect is second only to coal, oil and natural gas. The evaluation of industrial oil plant germplasm resources is to describe and compare the characteristics of various oil plant germplasm samples under suitable environments, and to comprehensively evaluate the status of various oil plant germplasm resources in industrial oil plant and their potential for development and utilization. The ideal evaluation of germplasm resources includes not only genes that determine phenotypic traits, but also the interaction between genetic traits and the environment. Nowadays, we are in an energy-driven society, and relying solely on petrochemical resources no longer supports the sustainable development of the social economy. The industrial application of oilseed plants has ushered in historic development opportunities and it will provide new avenues for solving energy and environmental problems. The main use of oil plants is the consumption of their oil resources and industrial products. It is an important subject to strengthen the research on the development and utilization of energy plants to implement the energy strategy of sustainable development in China. Industrial oil plant resources are used as an important raw material resource of energy, chemical and material. Large-scale utilization of industrial oil plant resources is of great significance for saving cultivated land, improving ecological environment, increasing farmers’ income and cultivating new economic growth points.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hunan Academy of ForestryChangshaChina
  2. 2.Central South University of Forestry and TechnologyChangshaChina

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