Growing to fill up the tank

Impey, Louise
January 2007
Farmers Weekly;1/26/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 4, p52
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the importance of choosing the right wheat varieties, growing sites and agronomy regimes for those farmers who want to exploit the biofuels market in Great Britain. According to Doctor Pete Berry, the wheat varieties provide 470 litres of alcohol from each tonne of grain. He adds that high grain yield, soft endosperm and low residue viscosity are other traits which improved alcohol output.


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