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2013-11-21 23:27:15

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

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2010-12-21 06:00:00

Animals and plants introduced from foreign habitats may not seem harmful and can coexist with native species for decades, according to a European study published Monday.

2010-11-11 22:14:02

Tinkering with a single gene may give perennial grasses more robust roots and speed up the timeline for creating biofuels.

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2010-11-04 11:22:23

University of Illinois researchers have confirmed the first report of a potential new virus belonging to the genus Marafivirus in switchgrass, a biomass crop being evaluated for commercial cellulosic ethanol production.

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2010-08-10 19:56:16

By planting switchgrass and using certain agronomic practices, farmers can significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen and nitrates that leach into the soil.

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2010-04-16 10:45:54

Native grass fares well as alternative growing medium.

2010-04-13 13:47:07

Biofuels processors who mill switchgrass into fine bits to help its flowability should be able to save time, energy and money by not doing so, a Purdue University study shows.

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2010-03-19 09:42:52

The scramble to find sufficient land for biofuel production has experts eyeing marginal croplands that have been placed in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

2009-11-23 11:13:37

Biomass feedstock nitrogen study compares four grasses; switchgrass is most efficient.

2008-09-11 15:00:35

By THOMAS CONTENT Madison -- A coalition of union, farm and environmental groups threw their support behind Alliant Energy Corp.'s proposed coal- fired power plant during a rally Wednesday.


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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