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2014-05-15 08:31:03

Purchase adds Mendel's diverse miscanthus germplasm pool to REPREVE RENEWABLES' proprietary biomass crop establishment technologies GREENSBORO, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- REPREVE® RENEWABLES, LLC, announced today it has purchased certain genetic assets or germplasm for its giant miscanthus grass product development program from Mendel Biotechnology, Inc., a privately held company in Hayward, Calif. The purchase adds Mendel's diverse miscanthus germplasm pool to...

Borneo’s Super-charged Tropical Trees Are Vitally Important For Global Carbon Cycling
2014-05-12 03:31:15

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology A team of scientists has found that the woody growth of forests in north Borneo is half as great again as in the most productive forests of north-west Amazonia, an average difference of 3.2 tons of wood per hectare per year. The new study, published today in the Journal of Ecology, examined differences in above-ground wood production (one component of the total uptake of carbon by plants) which is critically important in the global cycling of carbon....

2014-05-09 19:45:11

Syracuse University A multi-university study highlights an alternative biofuel which may be utilized by the transportation industry A key challenge in the biofuels landscape is to get more advanced biofuels—fuels other than corn ethanol and vegetable oil-based biodiesel—into the transportation pool. Utilization of advanced biofuels is stipulated by the Energy Independence and Security Act; however, current production levels lag behind proposed targets. Additionally, certain...

2014-05-05 08:27:54

- Provides year-round field evaluation capabilities THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, is expanding its current research activities in Mexico. The company's northern hemisphere plant breeding sites complement its product development activities in Brazil, where the company is commercializing sweet and high-biomass sorghum hybrids for use in renewable fuel and electricity production. In...

2014-05-05 08:25:18

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Investor-Edge

2014-05-02 23:04:28

According to a new report from BCC Research the global market for bioproducts is expected to grow to $700.7 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5%. The non-energetic market, the fastest growing segment overall, is moving at a tremendous 14.9% CAGR. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, BIOREFINERY PRODUCTS: GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for bioproducts is expected to grow to...

2014-04-30 12:24:57

Working with Farmers and Landowners to grow Giant Miscanthus grass GREENSBORO, N.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- GREENSBORO, N.C. -- April 29, 2014 -- REPREVE® RENEWABLES, LLC, is collaborating with farmers and landowners in the United States to grow giant miscanthus grass for renewable product solutions, combining an innovative business model with proprietary equipment technologies custom-built for rhizome-propagated crop production. This innovative approach provides an...

2014-04-28 23:05:31

Meet Strategic BioEnergy Players & Conversion Technology Providers to Make Deals Happen Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the Renewable Energy , BioBased & Sustainable Chemical industries, is pleased to announce the Waste to Bio: Energy, Fuels, Gas & Chemicals Summit, scheduled for July 8-10, 2014 and will take place at the law offices of Baker & McKenzie LLP in Chicago, IL. Growing...

2014-04-28 08:23:33

WALNUT, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has signed a contract with Emunite Energy Solutions Inc. to provide Giant King Grass for its planned 100,000 ton per year pellet mill. Giant King Grass was delivered to Guyana and planted April 15-17, 2014. VIASPACE received an initial payment, and will receive an ongoing license fee upon production. Emunite Energy Solutions is based in St. Lucia, West Indies. The company is...

2014-04-23 23:05:21

ReportsnReports.com adds “In-Depth Evaluation and Development Forecast of Wind Power Generation Market in China, 2014-2018” and “Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Biomass Power Generation Market, 2014-2018” reports to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 China enjoys abundant biomass energy resources. Crop straws, following coals, petroleum and natural gases, are the fourth largest resource in China. In accordance with development guideline of...


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