Tyton BioEnergy Systems developing tobacco for both ethanol and biodiesel

January 1, 2015 |

In Virginia, Tyton BioEnergy Systems is manipulating the DNA of standard tobacco to boost its sugar and oil content, allowing the plant to be used as feedstock for both ethanol as well as biodiesel. The company is collaborating with local farmers on test plots to monitor the various production and harvesting methods that will lead to improved use of the crop for biofuels.

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