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Size, Age Of Plants Impact Their Productivity More Than Climate, UA Study Shows

Vanessa Buzzard, University of Arizona Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology The size and age of plants has more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, University of Arizona researchers have discovered....

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2014-07-29 23:08:49

Energy Grange™ and Supply ASSURE™ reduce production costs, improve crop yield and increase quality of biomass feedstock crops. VONORE, Tenn. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Genera Energy Inc., a recognized leader in biomass feedstock supply innovation and supply chain advancements, has announced the deployment of two new proprietary feedstock management systems, Energy Grange™ and Supply ASSURE™. Both systems were developed through years of R&D and in-the-field testing aimed at...

2014-07-28 20:22:24

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Biomass Power Generation Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255144/Global-Biomass-Power-Generation-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Biomass PowerBiomass power generation is a source of power generation from carbon contained in the waste of various human and natural activities. This waste is derived from various sources, including the by-products from the Timber industry, as...

2014-07-28 08:24:18

WALNUT, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE partner Selectra CC and the Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited of South Africa made a formal announcement of Harmony's implementation of the first bioenergy project on mining property in South Africa. The goal of the project is to grow energy crops---sugar beets and Giant King Grass--on contaminated mine affected lands in order to restore and rehabilitate the land. Gold-mining is a...

2014-07-25 08:22:57

DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The growth of the global biodiesel market is primarily dependent on the availability, quality, and yield of feedstock because the source material accounts for more than 80 percent of the cost of biodiesel production. On the other hand, biogas is gaining traction as a versatile energy carrier with significant potential to meet growing demand in the power, heating, and fuel markets. It holds an advantageous position in terms of resource...

2014-07-18 16:21:25

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjhcm9/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Biorefinery Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjhcm9/global ] report to their offering. A biorefinery is a facility that is used for converting biomass into fuels, power, heat and chemicals. Chemicals such as acetic acid, liquid fuel such as bioethanol and biodegradable plastics such...

2014-07-17 23:04:41

Company to Unveil Revolutionary Waste-to-Energy Project By Fall Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 As Pure Energy Group (PEG) prepares to introduce its groundbreaking waste-to-energy technology in California later this summer, the company announced today it has joined the American Biogas Council (ABC), the first and only trade association in the U.S. representing organizations dedicated to maximizing the production and use of biogas from organic waste. “The American Biogas Council...

2014-07-17 16:21:40

Will provide alternative energy solution for EU power plants ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Pellets, LLC today announced it has acquired the formerly shuttered Louisiana Pacific OSB mill in Athens, GA. The company plans to convert the mill into a wood pellet production facility, producing approximately 450,000 metric tons annually. The wood pellets will be exported to the European Union to be used as an alternative to coal as fuel in power plants. E-Pellets has a...

2014-07-15 16:21:59

Biofuels Research: "More than 100 million acres along Mississippi and Missouri Rivers unsuitable for traditional crops but ideal for biomass" ST. LOUIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Holdings Foundation donated $2 million to the University of Missouri last year to establish an endowment for sustainability energy research. Today, university researchers have already achieved promising results, specifically in the field of biofuels....

2014-07-14 08:21:48

WALNUT, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (UCANR). The objectives of the research are to: -- Compare the growth of Giant King Grass using subsurface drip irrigation with flood (furrow) irrigation -- Compare individual node and whole stalk planting methods -- Evaluate yields when cut...

2014-07-10 16:22:02

- Yield gains continue across sorghum product lines THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, announced today financial results for the three months ended May 31, 2014 and provided an update on its business. Ceres reported that the company and its customers have made continued progress in product performance this growing season in Brazil, which concluded in June, despite dry and hot conditions that affected...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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