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Comparative analysis of stem carbon partitioning and development in Andropogoneae bioenergy grasses (2015-01-21)Plants fix carbon during photosynthetic reactions but how this carbon is distributed and stored throughout the plant greatly depends on the species. While cellulose and lignin are the more stable forms, the plant only needs ...
(2011-01-14)In 2008 India imported 128.15 million metric tons of crude, constituting 75% of its total petroleum consumption for that year. By 2025 it will be importing 90% of its petroleum (UNESCAP 2009). In an effort to increase ...
Improving C4 photosynthetic chilling tolerance in bioenergy crops: the search for elite breeding materials (2015-12-10)Increasing global energy demands and geopolitical instability among the world’s major fossil fuel-producing countries have created an increased interest in alternative energy sources, particularly for liquid transportation ...
(2010-05-19)The demand for alternative fuel sources for oil has been increasing in recent years. From 2000 to 2010, worldwide ethanol fuel production has increased from 4.49 billion gallons to 19.5 billion gallons. A large source of ...