Getting More From New York’s Biomass
Apr29

Getting More From New York’s Biomass

Growing cereal grains as an energy source has been criticized for impinging on food production resources. In a plot twist, Shijie Liu, a professor of paper and bioprocess engineering at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, is looking at using wood, an energy crop, as the source of a food additive. Biorefinery processes convert biomass into energy and chemicals. Ethanol is made by a late step in processing, when six...

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