Texas AgriLife research effort seeks solutions to energy needs

Smith, Ron
November 2009
Southwest Farm Press;11/19/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 22, p1
Trade Publication
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.


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