Separating biofuels wheat from the chaff

Robinson, Simon; Gibson, Jane
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/6/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 42, p19
Trade Publication
The article deals with the production of bioethanol in London, England. Using conventional fermentation technology, around three tons of wheat produces one ton of bioethanol. Some are arguing that if we could find a way of converting the complex cellulose chemicals that plants use in their skeletons as they grow into sugars, or even directly to fuels, the world would be able to breathe again.


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