TITLE

Texas AgriLife research effort seeks solutions to energy needs

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;11/19/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the research conducted by the researchers from Texas A&M Agrilife in Texas concerning the ways to reduce the country's dependence on foreign oil. The initiatives of the program will include research into the energy crop production for advanced biofuels and bioproducts, oilseed crops for biodiesel and bioproducts, and the algae development for biodiesel, bioproducts and jet fuel. It notes that the researchers are assessing germplasm to make "a wider base" of materials.
ACCESSION #
45666525

 

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