More to biofuel production than yieldPosted: January 15, 2014 at 4:01 pm
More to Biofuel Production Than Yield
Jan. 13, 2014 — When it comes to biofuels, corn leads the all-important category of biomass yield. However, focusing solely on yield comes at a high price.
“We believe our findings have major implications for bioenergy research and policy,” said Doug Landis, MSU entomologist and one of the paper’s lead authors. “Biomass yield is obviously a key goal, but it appears to come at the expense of many other environmental benefits that society may desire from rural landscapes.” READ MORE