Tag: salicornia

Shrimp and salicornia ecosystem developed at Texas A&M

Shrimp and salicornia ecosystem developed at Texas A&M

[ 0 ] May 17, 2011 |

In Texas, students at Texas A&M’s Agrilife Research Center have created a system that feeds nutrients from shrimp production into saliconia plants that are later harvested and pressed into oil for biodiesel. The meal byproduct is then fed back to the shrimp for feed.

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Salt-tolerant feedstocks: Most Overlooked Biofuels Story #3

Salt-tolerant feedstocks: Most Overlooked Biofuels Story #3

[ 0 ] July 27, 2010 |

In January, many readers overlooked this story about the Sustainable Bioenergy Research project in the UAE, between Boeing, Honeywell’s UOP, Masdar Institute and Etihad Airways. But after articles like “Salt Water: The Tangy Taste of Energy Freedom” made clear the importance of salt-tolerant feedstocks in the development of biofuels in a water-hungry world, readers eventually […]

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Salt water: The tangy taste of energy freedom

Salt water: The tangy taste of energy freedom

April 9, 2010 |

A visitor to Eastern Europe after the fall of communism would have been awestruck by the massive posters touting Winston cigarettes as “the taste of freedom” that often plastered locations where posters of Chairman Stalin and his ilk has once fluttered. It looked as if Christo had wrapped the Iron Curtain in a project sponsored […]

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