Scientists get USDA grant to make ethanol using biotech trees

08/25/2008 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

The USDA has awarded a grant worth about $1 million to scientists at North Carolina State University for a project aimed at using biotech Populus trees to generate ethanol. The researchers will assess how different climates, soils and other factors affect the trees, which grow faster and contain more cellulose than normal trees.

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