Develop improved perennial grass cultivars and hybrids that can be used on marginal cropland in Central US for the production of biomass for bioenergy.
About CenUSA Bioenergy
Welcome to CenUSA Bioenergy. We are the home of an ambitious Iowa State University-based, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) sponsored, research project investigating the creation of a Midwestern sustainable biofuels and bioproducts system. This website is dedicated to sharing our work and work products with everyone interested in producing advanced transportation fuels and bioproducts derived from perennial grasses grown on land unsuitable for or marginal for row crop production.
Iowa State University's Ken Moore is the project director for our of nine institution network: Iowa State University, Purdue University; The Ohio State University; University of Wisconsin; University of Minnesota; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; University of Illinois; University of Vermont; USDA Agricultural Research Service. Read more.
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