Biomass among the four major segments of coming decades
According to analysts, the global agribusiness will be structured into four major segments in the coming decades: power and fiber, ornamental plants, specialized niches and biomass. In addition to becoming the basis of renewable energy, biomass will also serve as feedstock for the chemical industry, which will cause this segment move the bulk of the resources of international agricultural transactions, from 2050.
However, contrary to what many say, growth-oriented agriculture to power generation will mean a reduction in food supply. In fact, the scenarios outlined by many experts predict increase in food production in the field and cite as an example the expansion of sunflower cultivation for energy purposes, which will provide a significant increase in the pie offer or bran this plant, an important raw material for the feed and food industry.