Article Photos: Is giant reed a 'miracle plant' or the next kudzu? 11/16

  In this Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 photo, farming director Sam Brake is dwarfed by a stand of Arundo donax in a test plot at the Biofuels Center for North Carolina in Oxford, N.C. The center is promoting Arundo, a known invasive that is already banned in at least three states. (AP Photo/Allen Breed)