Biomass research plots (miscanthus and switchgrass) on SoyFace plots on UI South Farms.
In addition to providing renewable energy, grass crops like switchgrass and miscanthus could store some of the carbon they pull from the atmosphere in the soil. (more…)
Several hundred to over ten thousand β(1→4) linked D-glucose units
Cellulose is an organic compound, a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to over ten thousand β(1→4) linked D-glucose units.
Raffia palms (raphia) at Mtunzini, South Africa
Untapped potential for furfural production