Navigation Links
Research Reinforces Economic, Environmental Benefits of Corn Cobs as Source for Cellulosic Ethanol
Date:5/21/2009

ISU study, EPA analysis indicate vast potential for POET's cellulosic process

Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) May 21, 2009 -- Corn cobs are both economical and environmentally friendly as a feedstock for cellulosic ethanol, university and government reports indicate, reaffirming POET's strategy for commercializing its new technology.

Removing corn cobs from fields for use in cellulosic ethanol production appears to have no substantial impact on soil nutrient content, based on results from the first year of a multi-year study by Iowa State University (ISU).

POET's process for producing cellulosic ethanol uses corn cobs as the feedstock. POE's pilot-scale plant in Scotland, S.D. is already producing cellulosic ethanol at a rate of approximately 20,000 gallons per year, and plans are on schedule for 25 million gallons per year of commercial production in Emmetsburg, Iowa in 2011.

The ISU research was funded by POET as part of the company's ongoing internal study into the sustainability of using corn cobs as a cellulosic feedstock.

Results from the first year of the study, conducted on a test field near the Emmetsburg site, indicate that fertilizer treatment for a field in which cobs have been removed would be almost identical to treatment of a field in which cobs were not removed. ISU researchers will continue their work this year on the test plots, compiling more data to help farmers manage their land well while taking advantage of an additional revenue source from their fields.

"This information reinforces previous research showing that corn cobs are a sustainable, environmentally friendly feedstock for producing cellulosic eth
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. EUCODIS Bioscience Signs Research Agreement With Genencor
2. BIO International Convention 2009: Research Location Germany Presents Potential in Regenerative Medicine
3. Pharma and Biotech Companies Plug into Singapores Integrated Research Network
4. Canadian research team reports major breakthrough in lithium battery technology
5. Thomson Reuters Examines Highly Cited Research in Bioterrorism
6. Scotland Highlights New Partnerships and Cutting-Edge Drug Discovery Research
7. The Institut Pasteur and Merieux Alliance Take First Step Towards a Long-Term Research Partnership in the Field of Infectious Diseases
8. HealthCore Responds to Need for Real-world Health Outcomes Information on Drugs and Devices with Physician Network and Prospective Effectiveness Research
9. PRA International Participating in Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Conference
10. Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc.s Research Collaborators to Present Data on REOLYSIN(R) Clinical Trials at ASCO Conference
11. Brain research shows past experience is invaluable for complex decision making
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Research Reinforces Economic, Environmental Benefits of Corn Cobs as Source for Cellulosic Ethanol 
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015 The South Dakota ... (ASU) have entered into an agreement to promote cooperation ... of agreement signed by the universities will encourage and ... and other services particularly, though not exclusively, relating to ... complementary strengths and a similar set of values,” said ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... , April 24, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Mirego, leader in ... the making of three mobile app extensions for the all ... for its clients, Familiprix, OMSignal and MediaMiser, these extensions will ... to functions designed specifically for wrist use.  ... Watch is a highly customizable tactile smartwatch that makes for ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... 23, 2015 Athena San Diego, an ... executive women in San Diego’s technology and life science ... Pinnacle Awards at their Gala on April 30, 2015 ... now at http://athenasd.org/events/ , The Pinnacle Awards ... San Diego vision of fostering networking, risk taking and ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... 2015  Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) ... quarter 2015 results before the Nasdaq market opens on ... conference call and webcast to discuss its financial results ... 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (5:00 a.m. Pacific ... call by dialing 866-952-1906 (US) or 785-424-1825 (International) using ...
Breaking Biology Technology:South Dakota Mines, Arizona State University Pave Way for Cooperative Research 2Familiprix, OMSignal and MediaMiser apps available today for Apple Watch 2Athena Pinnacle Awards to Honor Executives, Corporations and Educators Working to Promote Women Leaders 2Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Report First Quarter 2015 Results 2
... Sensus Healthcare is proud to announce ... South Beach Symposium™ in Miami Beach, FL ... a comprehensive session with three non-overlapping tracks in clinical ... superficial radiotherapy (SRT) with their SRT-100™ advanced platform as ...
... YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that ... its catalogue: Targeted Therapeutics- Advancement ... Drive the Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0397055/Targeted-Therapeutics--Advancement-in-Gene-Therapy-and-Stem-Cell-Therapy-will-Drive-the-Market.html ... Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy will Drive the ...
... someday become one of the most effective weapons to stop ... of lives in Haiti since the devastating earthquake last year. ... would allow relief workers to test water sources that could ... sugar dextran is coated onto iron oxide nanoparticles and then ...
Cached Biology Technology:Sensus Healthcare Announces Its Exhibitor Attendance at the 9th Annual South Beach Symposium™ 2Reportlinker Adds Targeted Therapeutics- Advancement in Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy will Drive the Market 2Reportlinker Adds Targeted Therapeutics- Advancement in Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy will Drive the Market 3Special sugar, nanoparticles combine to detect cholera toxin 2Special sugar, nanoparticles combine to detect cholera toxin 3
(Date:4/14/2015)... OXFORD, Conn. , April 14, 2015 ... "Company"), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing ... has been nominated for the 2015 New York Design ... The Design100, New York City Design Awards are ... are based on over 2,500 ratings from the marketplace, ...
(Date:4/9/2015)... Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ), a leading ... will report financial results for the third quarter of ... close of market. The company will host a corresponding ... PT (5:00 p.m. ET), during which management may discuss ... live call, analysts and investors should dial 888-438-5524 (conference ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... BETHESDA, Md. , April 2, 2015 ... Salt Lake City , the American ... election of five new directors to its Board.  Members ... for the ACMG and for forming and advancing its ... the medical genetics profession. "It,s an eventful ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Nominated for 2015 New York Design Awards in 'Product Design- Technology' 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Nominated for 2015 New York Design Awards in 'Product Design- Technology' 3Synaptics to Report Third Quarter Results on April 23 2American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 2American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 3American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 4American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 5American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 6American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 7American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 8
... in Yemen, is threatening livelihoods, in a country where rearing ... a Ministerial delegation was at the IAEA in Vienna, Austria, ... fight the deadly pest. The menacing fly lays its ... animal. The maggots then feast off the living flesh, and ...
... May 5 bioMETRX Inc., (OTC,Bulletin Board: BMRX), ... today announced that it has closed an interim,round ... of previous angel,accredited investors., "We have tremendous ... company has demonstrated to us the ability to ...
... a plant produces is closely tied to its sexual ... the evolution of such intimate relationships between plants and ... its kind and published online in the British Ecological ... recent dramatic decline in certain bumblebee species found in ...
Cached Biology News:Screw worm outbreak in Yemen 2Screw worm outbreak in Yemen 3bioMETRX, Inc. Closes Angel Round of Funding 2Ecologists tease out private lives of plants and their pollinators 2