Image Number: 1319053

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Descriptor:
Research
Description:
Switchgrass (left) can yield almost twice as much ethanol as corn, estimates geneticist Ken Vogel, who is conducting breeding and genetics research on switchgrass to improve its biomass yield and its ability to recycle carbon as a renewable energy crop.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Panicum
Subject: Panicum virgatum L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, February 28, 2003
Image last updated:
Wednesday, August 15, 2007