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A sorghum hybrid that does not flower and accumulates as much as three times the amount of stem and leaf matter may help the bioenergy industry.
SAO PAULO, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, a leading developer of bioenergy crops, has appointed William Burnquist as the general manager of its operations in Brazil.
Conversion of sorghum grass to ethanol has increased with the interest in renewable fuel sources.
Varieties of drought-resistant, fast-growing sorghum are being studied in Maryland as a renewable source of fuel, scientists at Salisbury University said. The eight varieties of sweet sorghum are attractive because they require little water, mature quickly and have low nutrient and fertilization requirements, researchers from the university and Solar Fruits Bio Fuels said in a release Friday. Producing ethanol from sorghum costs less and is more energy efficient than making ethanol from corn,...
Researchers at Rutgers University have deciphered the genetic make-up of sorghum, a drought-tolerant crop and important food and biofuel source, Reuterâ€™s reports.