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Switchgrass Science

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2:53pm, March 12, 2008
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A native prairie grass shows promise as a substitute for corn in the production of fuel ethanol—an additive to stretch fossil-fuel resources for transportation. University of Tennessee researchers have produced a video on the science and prospects of switchgrass ethanol that is available in a 26-minute version and an abbreviated form. For those who don't have the computer bandwidth to handle video well, there's also a text-only format.

Go to: www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/
fueling_america.html
for the long video,

www.scivee.tv/node/4813 for the short video,

and www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/
scripts/partners_20.doc
for the text only version.

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