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Team Reports On First Decade Of US Trials Of Bioenergy Grasses
2013-12-04 19:13:34

The first long-term US field trials of Miscanthus x giganteus, a towering perennial grass used in bioenergy production, reveal that its exceptional yields, though reduced somewhat after five years of growth, are still more than twice those of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), another perennial grass used as a bioenergy feedstock.

2013-11-21 23:27:15

Multi-million Dollar DOE Grant Funded Research and Development of Innovative Feedstock Logistics Systems Vonore, Tenn.

2013-11-06 13:51:23

For millions of homes, plants, wood and other types of "biomass" serve as an essential source of fuel, especially in developing countries, but their mercury content has raised flags among environmentalists and researchers.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.