Table 4: Cropland expansion due for selected biofuel pathways.

Biofuel case which induces land use changesBiofuel produced
(billion liters)
New cropland needed
(1000 ha.)
New cropland needed
(ha./1000 liters of biofuel)
New cropland needed
(ha./1000 liters of ethanol equivalent)

(a) Corn ethanol43.87320780.0470.047
(c) Miscanthus biogasoline17.7913190.0180.012
(d) Switchgrass biogasoline17.7917750.0440.029
(f) Miscanthus ethanol26.4984080.0230.023
(g) Switchgrass ethanol 26.49810540.0590.059