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Old 04-19-2018, 08:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by All Darc View Post
Why not ethanol from sugar cane like on Brazil ?

Is due bamboo grows faster and be better to their clima ?
Bamboo can grow basically anywhere, and once it's introduced to some region where it's not endemic it becomes such an oversized weed that is not any easy to get rid of. So why not taking benefit of it for useful things?

Maybe genetic engeneering could created a bamboo richer in sugar.
No need for that, since it's meant to be used for cellulosic ethanol (the so-called "second generation ethanol"). Cellulose and other structural polysaccharides are in fact some sort of sugar anyway...
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