This chapter presents a method to produce rapeseed and process it to obtain rapeseed oil and rapeseed cake meal from a small-scale point of view. It also shows how rapeseed oil can be used as fuel in diesel engines for agriculture self-consumption. A production, processing and use-as-fuel model for rapeseed oil is also presented, analysing environmentally and economically the use of rapeseed oil as fuel compared to other agricultural production alternatives. The results are evaluated for dry Mediterranean area conditions
CitationBaquero, G. [et al.]. Use of Rapeseed Straight Vegetable Oil as Fuel Produced in Small-Scale Exploitations. A: "Biofuel's Engineering Process Technology". Intech, 2011, p. 85-102.
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