Corn stover

White rot fungus boosts ethanol production from corn stalks, cobs and leaves

Their study on using the fungus to break down the tough cellulose and related material in this so-called “corn stover” to free up sugars for ethanol…

UPLB researchers target bioethanol from grass, wood and by-products in 5 years

Leading this group is Dr. Fidel Rey P. Nayve, Jr of UPLB-BIOTECH who has set eyes on producing fuel ethanol from lignocellulosic materials readily available in…

Caltech scientists create new enzymes for biofuel production

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and world-leading gene-synthesis company DNA2.0 have taken an important step toward the…

Biofuels Can Provide Viable, Sustainable Solution to Reducing Petroleum Dependence

The goal of the “90-Billion Gallon Biofuel Deployment Study” was to assess whether and how a large volume of cellulosic biofuel could be sustainably produced,…

Can Biofuels be Sustainable?

Corn stover is made up of the leaves and stalks of corn plants that are left in the field after harvesting the edible corn grain. Corn stover could supply as…