Sorghum Beats Corn (Maybe)

Bahree, Megha
September 2009
Forbes Asia;9/7/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 13, p20
The article reports on sweet sorghum, the newest contender in the biofuels industry in the U.S. Vikram Shroff, Indian agribusiness executive and helps run the United Phophorus, suggests American farmers looking for a piece of biofuel market to grow sorghum along with sugar cane on their land in response to the U.S. law mandates concerning the use of renewable fuel each year. He adds that a sorghum-sugar cane mix can yield double the ethanol per acre of land as corn and uses less fertilizer.


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