Cellulosic Agricultural Residue

Cellulosic agricultural residue is a broad term used to discuss cellulose based residues left after the harvest of a primary agricultural crop. These include everything that we would traditionally think of, such as corn stover, wheat and rice straws, bean stubbles, and potentially even some cover crops. Additionally, residues can take the form of forestry…

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Catalyst Challenges in the Bioeconomy

This is a good PPT covering the Toughest Catalyst Challenges in the Bioeconomy and How to Overcome Them, from our Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Terry Mazanec, as presented to the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Council in 2022. See also:  Catalyst Experts; Catalysts and Enzymes in Biofuels Production.    

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Feedstocks 2020

Feedstocks 2020? There are many grasses, woody materials, and agricultural wastes that are emerging as feedstocks for transportation fuels.  Grasses like miscanthus and switchgrass, agricultural wastes like wheat straw, rice straw, and corn stover, and lumber wastes that are currently being thrown away, burned or put into our landfills, are now becoming reused as the “circular…

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