19 April 2013

Tough Characters: in search of hardy plants for biofuels

Meet some energy plants that thrive in a drought – or a flood

“Tough Characters” is the title of an entertaining yet incisive look at the search for biofuels-ready plants that can survive drought and other tough conditions.

Agave, sorghum, soybeans, corn and cordgrass all come under the microscope, among others, in a profile by Chris Woolston that appears in the new issue of the quarterly Bioenergy Connection, published by the Energy Biosciences Institute.

… Full text: www.biofuelsdigest.com/bdigest/2013/04/19/tough-characters-the-search-for-hardy-plants-for-biofuels/

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Tags: biofuels plants, miscanthus, nitrogen pollution, switchgrass, distilling process

Source: BiofuelsDigest, 2013-04-19.

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