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  1. Surplus surprise likely to be short-livedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... with the private sector to speed the funding of new climate-protecting projects, ranging from renewable energy and biofuel production to new clean technologies. "The National Government can be more ambitious for New Zealand, using the climate and ...

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  2. Has Argentine biodiesel found a home in the US?Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Agrimoney.com

    ... where it qualifies for special government assistance. The EU used to be the main destination for Argentine biofuel, but in 2013, when the EU imposed anti-dumping tariffs on Argentine biodiesel, in an attempt to prevent the low-priced product from ...

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  3. Report Published: 'Sumatec Resources Berhad (SUMATEC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... farm, brownfield / maintenance / debottlenecking / revamp and rejuvenating work, oil and gas terminal/slugcatcher, biofuel production facilities, and aviation fuel storage and distribution system. Sumatec is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ...

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  4. Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable BiofuelRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newswise

    Turning trees, grass, and other biomass into fuel for automobiles and airplanes is a costly and complex process. Biofuel researchers are working to change that, envisioning a future where cellulosic ethanol, an alcohol derived from plant sugars, is as common and affordable at the gas station as gasoline.

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  5. Perennial biofuel crops' water consumption similar to cornRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    Converting large tracts of the Midwest's marginal farming land to perennial biofuel crops carries with it some key unknowns, including how it could affect the balance of water between rainfall, evaporation and movement of soil water to groundwater. In humid climates such as the U.S. Midwest, evaporation returns more than half of the annual precipitation to the atmosphere, with the remainder available to recharge groundwater and maintain stream flow and lake levels.

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  6. Effects of Phenylalanine Ammonia Lyase (Pal) knockdown on cell wall...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Journal of Experimental Botany

    ... data reveal that, although an attenuation of the phenylpropanoid pathway increases carbohydrate availability for biofuel, it can adversely affect plant growth and disease resistance to fungal pathogens. The data identify notable differences between ...

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  7. Sub-zero cold tolerance of Spartina pectinata (prairie cordgrass) and ...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Journal of Experimental Botany

    Sub-zero cold tolerance of Spartina pectinata and Miscanthus A- giganteus : candidate bioenergy crops for cool temperate climates Miscanthus A- giganteus grown in cool temperate regions of North America and Europe can exhibit severe mortality in the year after planting, and poor frost tolerance of leaves. Spartina pectinata , a productive C4 perennial grass native to North America, has been suggested as an alternative biofuel feedstock for colder regions; however, its cold tolerance relative to M. A- giganteus is uncertain.

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  8. Toward production of jet fuel functionality in oilseeds:...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Journal of Experimental Botany

    ... those from Cuphea , for their ability to confer jet fuel-type fatty acid accumulation in seed oil of the emerging biofuel crop Camelina sativa . Transcriptomes from Cuphea viscosissima and Cuphea pulcherrima developing seeds that accumulate >90% of ...

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  9. Using quantitative PCR with retrotransposon-based insertion polymorphisms as markers in sugarcaneRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Journal of Experimental Botany

    Sugarcane is the main source of the world's sugar and is becoming increasingly important as a source of biofuel. The highly polyploid and heterozygous nature of the sugarcane genome has meant that characterization of the genome has lagged behind that of other important crops.

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  10. Preventing lodging in bioenergy crops: a biomechanical analysis of...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Journal of Experimental Botany

    The hypothetical ideal for maize bioenergy production would be a no-waste plant: high-yielding, with silage that is easily digestible for conversion to biofuel. However, increased digestibility is typically associated with low structural strength and a propensity for lodging.

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  11. Biomass recalcitrance: a multi-scale, multi-factor, and conversion-specific propertyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Journal of Experimental Botany

    Recalcitrance of plant biomass to enzymatic hydrolysis for biofuel production is thought to be a property conferred by lignin or lignin-carbohydrate complexes. However, chemical catalytic and thermochemical conversion pathways, either alone or in combination with biochemical and fermentative pathways, now provide avenues to utilize lignin and to expand the product range beyond ethanol or butanol.

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  12. Study finds perennial biofuel crops' water consumption similar to cornRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    A study by a team from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center has found that perennial biofuel crops' evapotranspiration does not differ greatly from corn. Evapotranspiration refers to the sum total of water lost while the plant is growing, either from evaporation through the plant stem itself , or from water evaporated off of the plant's leaves or the ground.

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  13. Michael Dwyer Joins U.S. Grains Council As Chief EconomistRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... biofuels industry," said USGC President and CEO Tom Sleight. "His knowledge about the global food, feed, fiber and biofuel markets, the policies that affect them and the decision-makers that influence the industry's growth will be an invaluable ...

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  14. Ukraine has to annually produce not less than 4 mln tonnes of bioethanol - " V.KlymenkoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Agricultural Market

    Ukraine should annually produce at least 4 mln tonnes of bioethanol, declared Volodymyr Klymenko, President of Ukrainian Grain Association, on June 26. To date, Ukraine does not actually produce bioethanol. At the same time, the country imports nearly 4 mln tonnes of gasoline per year from Russia and Belarus, although one can annually produce the same volume of biofuel, processing 10 mln tonnes of corn for the reporting purposes, said V.Klymenko.

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  15. The questions you need answered on North Yorkshire's potash mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | York Press

    ... and calcium. The York Potash Project says the growth in the world's population, combined with the increase in biofuel technology which means less land is available for growing food crops, has led to a big rise in demand for potash, and in particular ...

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  16. Highlights of the 2015 Oregon legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    ... to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their products by 10 percent over 10 years. They can use a biofuel blend in the short term but will likely have to help subsidize cleaner-burning fuels down the road. Opponents and supporters ...

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  17. Twin towers proposed for downtown Vancouver steam plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    ... Vancouver has been portrayed as a green energy deal, where the gas-powered plant would be converted to low-carbon biofuel. The Creative Energy steam plant has sent a "letter of inquiry" to the city about rezoning the 720 Beatty St. site, which ...

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  18. New fiscal stimulus can fix the climate and economyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... with the private sector to speed the funding of new climate-protecting projects, ranging from renewable energy and biofuel production to new clean technologies. "To date, National has proposed more spending on low-value roads, which will increase ...

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  19. New Zealand Drivers Are Getting Extra Mileage Out of BeerRead the original story

    Monday | Eater

    ... Breweries, a Singaporean and Dutch company that operates in New Zealand. It claims the product is the world's first biofuel made from beer byproducts: "We're helping Kiwis save the world by doing what they enjoy best - drinking beer," DB ...

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  20. UPDATE 1-Petrobras CEO says ethanol key to reducing gasoline importsRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    Aldemir Bendine, chief executive of Brazil's state-run oil firm Petrobras, said on Monday that ethanol biofuel would be key to reducing the company's dependence on imported gasoline. Bendine also reiterated Petrobras' commitment to maintain fuel prices in line with market forces.

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