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Cellulosic Biofuel development


Cellulosic Biofuel development

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The historical, contemporary and prospective use of plants for the sustainable production of renewable, carbon-neutral energy (ethanol, biodiesel and petrol) is discussed in this fantastic lecture by Dr. Chris Somerville (Director of EBI, UC Berkeley). The technology that is currently being utilized in the development of biofuel is outlined including the crops most suitable for production and the current system of hydrolysis, fermentation and distillation necessary for conversion. Research... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: January 17, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 17, 2013
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Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: Cellulosic biofuel, Biodiesel research, Ethanol production


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Adobe Flash Player
Language: English
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