Tag: camelina

University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers score $12.8M DOE grant for camelina and pennycress

University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers score $12.8M DOE grant for camelina and pennycress

September 19, 2022 |

In Nebraska, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher is leading a team working to unlock the full potential of two oilseeds that may help meet the escalating demand for renewable fuels, industrial chemicals and other bioproducts. The team will produce genetically enhanced oilseeds, establish the “rules” of oilseeds’ metabolic circuitry and develop synthetic biology tools for […]

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Washington University researchers determine camelina likely originated near Armenia

Washington University researchers determine camelina likely originated near Armenia

July 5, 2022 |

In Missouri, multidisciplinary research from Washington University in St. Louis is revealing the origins and uses of camelina and may help guide decisions critical to achieving its potential as a biofuel feedstock for a greener aviation industry in the future. In this study, the researchers determined that camelina was likely domesticated from the Caucasus region […]

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Sustainable Oils buys 45 acres in Montana for camelina storage and rail project

Sustainable Oils buys 45 acres in Montana for camelina storage and rail project

November 22, 2021 |

In Montana, Sustainable Oils, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc. announced the company has purchased 45 acres in Havre, Montana. The company is close to selecting its contractor to begin construction of the planned 600,000 bushel storage and rail loading facility for its proprietary camelina grain in the first-quarter 2022. […]

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Yield10 Bioscience collaboration to develop advanced tech for Omega-3 oils in camelina

Yield10 Bioscience collaboration to develop advanced tech for Omega-3 oils in camelina

November 15, 2020 |

In Massachusetts, Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., an agricultural bioscience company, signed a collaboration agreement with UK-based Rothamsted Research to support Rothamsted’s Flagship Program to develop omega-3 oils in Camelina sativa. The technology developed by Rothamsted could enable the sustainable, plant-based production of omega-3 (DHA+EPA) nutritional oils that closely mimic the composition of southern hemisphere fish oil, […]

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Yield10 Bioscience starts field tests of winter camelina varieties

Yield10 Bioscience starts field tests of winter camelina varieties

November 1, 2020 |

In Massachusetts, Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., an agricultural bioscience company, began field testing to evaluate the emergence and agronomics of winter Camelina sativa varieties. The testing of these winter varieties in the 2020/2021 winter season is part of Yield10’s continued development of Camelina sativa in the medium term for use at commercial scale as a cash […]

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Yield10 Bioscience completes harvesting for field test program on camelina and canola

Yield10 Bioscience completes harvesting for field test program on camelina and canola

October 4, 2020 |

In Massachusetts, Yield10 Bioscience completed the harvest for its 2020 Field Test Program for Camelina and canola trials conducted in the United States and Canada. Yield10’s 2020 Field Test Program is designed to evaluate several novel traits in Camelina and canola, and the Company expects to begin reporting data from the field tests in the […]

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Montana State University researchers get $5.1M DOE grant to study camelina

Montana State University researchers get $5.1M DOE grant to study camelina

September 30, 2020 |

In Montana, a research team led by faculty in Montana State University’s College of Agriculture received $5.1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy designed to explore camelina, an oilseed with the potential to be an alternative biofuel and multi-use crop. The MSU team will work with collaborators nationwide in administering total funding of $11 […]

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Japanese researchers promote plant growth in Camelina

Japanese researchers promote plant growth in Camelina

August 12, 2020 |

In Japan, researchers at the Japan Science and Technology Agency succeeded in promoting plant growth and increasing seed yield by heterologous expression of protein from Arabidopsis (artificially modified high-speed motor protein) in Camelina sativa, which is expected as a useful plant for biodiesel. In this study, the research group showed that the increase of seed […]

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Yield10 publishes plant cell reports including camelina as model crop

Yield10 publishes plant cell reports including camelina as model crop

July 1, 2018 |

In Massachusetts, Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., a company developing new technologies to create step-change improvements in crop yield to enhance global food security, published research describing the development of its Camelina platform as a model crop for novel yield trait discovery. The research paper titled “Camelina sativa, an oilseed at the nexus between model system and […]

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South Dakota researchers closer to extracting glucosinolate from camelina and carinata

South Dakota researchers closer to extracting glucosinolate from camelina and carinata

October 2, 2017 |

In South Dakota, camelina and carinata may be one stop closer to becoming economically viable biofuel feedstocks due to extracting a substance called glucosinolate. Researchers from South Dakota State University developed a means of extracting glucosinolate from the oilseed meal, which may lead to high-value uses for the chemical. The presence of glucosinolate limits the […]

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