TITLE

Will the current biofuels boom go bust?

AUTHOR(S)
Waltz, Emily
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Nature Biotechnology;May2007, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p491
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A slew of state incentives are on the books for the first time.
ACCESSION #
24984737

 

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