Research boosts biofuel crop yields
Monday January 07 2013
UK researchers working on the biofuel crop miscanthus saccharariflorus, commonly known as Asian Elephant Grass, have said that delaying flowering can result in an up to 50% yield increase.
The Aberystwyth University research, which is part of a four-year project funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), could have important implications for non-food biofuel crops by leading to higher yields and increased productivity.
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