The first comprehensive survey on the uses of alkyl polyglycosides as renewable ressources for the chemical industry. Experts from industry show in detail how alkyl polyglycosides can help chemists to improve their products. Since quite a few years, renewable Ressources are of increasing interest for the chemical industry. Alkyl polyglycosides are among the frequently used substances produces from renewable ressorces. Their science as well as technological applications are described in this book competently and with a focus on industrial use.