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University of Nevada researchers look to gumweed as military aviation biofuel feedstock

University of Nevada researchers look to gumweed as military aviation biofuel feedstock

November 17, 2015 |

In Nevada, Glenn Miller is leading the effort in a project at the University of Nevada, Reno to convert roadside gumweed into biofuel, which could help contribute to fuel supplies for the military. “The plant grindelia squarosa, known as curly top gumweed, has extractable hydrocarbons with the potential use as a biodiesel or biomaterials crop,” […]

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