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Money may not grow on trees, but energy could grow in grass.
Ambitious plans to expand acreage of bioenergy crops could have a major impact on birds in the Upper Midwest.
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop, reported that Giant King Grass has been tested by a world leading testing and verification company.
New insight into the structure of switchgrass and poplars is fueling discussions that could result in more efficient methods to turn biomass into biofuel.
In the search for the perfect crop for biofuel production, Miscanthus has become the darling to many.
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When it comes to selecting the right plant source for future cellulosic biofuel production, the solution won't be one-size-fits-all, and it certainly doesn't have to involve food and feed crops.
By planting switchgrass and using certain agronomic practices, farmers can significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen and nitrates that leach into the soil.
AgriLife scientist: 'Time to take the monoculture blinders off'.
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