Sweet Sorghum Complementing Ethanol Production in Sugar Mills

To help the Indian government achieve the national ethanol blending targets of 20% by 2017, private sugar mills and the public sector research institutes are collaborating with ICRISAT to identify and test sweet sorghum varieties suitable for ethanol production. A total of seven sugar mills are associated with ICRISAT in this 3-year project. Editor's comment:…Read more Sweet Sorghum Complementing Ethanol Production in Sugar Mills

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Newly discovered wild sorghum variety has tremendous potential for cellulosic ethanol

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls at the University of Adelaide have discovered that a variety of sorghum growing wild in Australia, Arun, has the potential to yield over 10,000 litres of bioethanol per hectare annually. Source: International Sugar Journal