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Key plant traits yield more sugar for biofuels

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OAK RIDGE, Tenn, March 29, 2011 – New clues about plant structure are helping researchers from the Department of Energy’s BioEnergy Science Center narrow down a large collection of poplar tree candidates and identify winners for future use in biofuel production.

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New lignin ‘lite’ switchgrass boosts biofuel yield by more than one-third

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Bioethanol from new lines of native perennial prairie grass could become less costly because of plant engineering by The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and fermentation research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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