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Improving Plant Biomass Research at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Center

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Michigan State University researcher, Sanjaya, has developed a transformation procedure in which rutabaga plants are engineered to convert carbohydrates into oil in their beet-like storage organ.

Credit or Source: Kurt Stepnitz, Michigan State University


US DOE. 2009. Bioenergy Research Centers: An Overview of the Science, DOE/SC-0116, US Department of Energy. (p. 9)