Latest Corn ethanol Stories
Scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have identified a new contender in the bioenergy race: a temperate and tropical maize hybrid.
A new study by economists at Oregon State University questions the cost-effectiveness of biofuels and says they would barely reduce fossil fuel use and would likely increase greenhouse gas emissions.
World grain production fell, exacerbating a global food situation already plagued by rising prices.
A commercial enzyme could reduce overall costs linked with producing ethanol from grain, and also reduce associated emissions of greenhouse gases.
Adding a pretreatment step would allow producers to get more ethanol from switchgrass harvested in the fall.
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