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- Dhugga, Kanwarpal S.
- Crop science 2007 v.47 no.6 pp. 2211-2227
- biorefining, etc ; Zea mays; corn; grain crops; dry matter accumulation; biofuels; crop yield; biomass; ethanol; cellulose; crop residues; cell walls; cell wall components; enzymatic hydrolysis; polysaccharides; ethanol production; alcoholic fermentation; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... With the world oil reserves projected to be depleted in about 40 years at the current pace of use, emphasis has shifted to alternative sources of liquid fuel. Currently, ethanol produced from ∼20% of corn (L.) grain in the United States contributes ∼3.5% of the volume and 2.5% of the energy equivalent of annual gasoline consumption. Cellulosic biomass has the potential to contribute substantially ...