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Get to know biofuels


October 8, 2020

For over 100 years, burning fossil fuels has generated most of the energy required to propel our cars, power our businesses, and keep the lights on in our homes. Almost all (95%) of the world's transportation energy comes from petroleum-based ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ann Wilkie, Biofuel, Energy, Ethanol, Fossil Fuels, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department

UF researchers develop plant-based technology that helps biofuels, may fight cancer


March 29, 2012

Image of synthesized lignin nanotubes GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the first time, University of Florida researchers have developed plant-based technology that could reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil and may also help treat cancer. Known ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Bioethanol, Biofuel, Biorefinery, Cancer, Ethanol, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lignin, Lignin Nanotubes, Luisa Amelia Dempere, Nanotechnology, Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, University Of Florida, Wilfred Vermerris

UF, Buckeye dedicate ethanol production facility in Perry


January 10, 2012

Caption at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Many building dedications feature a ribbon-cutting; this one included a front-end loader ceremoniously dumping a scoopful of pulverized sugarcane stalks. It was ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Adam Putnam, Bernie Machen, Biofuel, Bioplastic, Biorefinery, Buckeye Technologies, Debbie Mayfield, Ethanol, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jack Payne, John Crowe, Lonnie Ingram, Perry, Pilot Plant, Stan Mayfield, University Of Florida

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