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Miscanthus Growth over a Single Growing Season in Illinois

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Illinois. Miscanthus has been explored extensively as a potential energy crop in Europe and now is being tested in the United States. The scale is in feet. These experiments demonstrate results that are feasible in development of energy crops.

Credit or Source: S. Long, University of Illinois


U.S. DOE. 2006. Breaking the Biological Barriers to Cellulosic Ethanol: A Joint Research Agenda, DOE/SC/EE-0095, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. (p. 7) (website)

Prepared by the Biological and Environmental Research Information System, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, genomicscience.energy.gov/.