Is giant reed a ‘miracle plant' or the next kudzu?
OXFORD, N.C. — It's fast-growing and drought-tolerant, producing tons of biomass per acre. It thrives even in poor soil and is a self-propagating perennial, so it requires little investment once established.
To people in the renewable fuels industry, Arundo donax — also known as “giant reed” — is nothing short of a miracle plant. An Oregon power plant is looking at it as a potential...
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