New Fuels – Biofuels: Duckweed as a cost-competitive raw material for biofuel production

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Summary: The search for a less-expensive, sustainable source of biomass, or plant material, for producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuel has led scientists to duckweed, that fast-growing floating plant that turns ponds and lakes green. That’s the topic of a report in ACS’ journal Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research.