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Jerusalem Artichoke

Jerusalem Artichoke Table 5. Tuber yield of four Jerusalem artichoke varieties in 3-row, 20-foot plots at Staples, MN – 1981. Variety Tuber Fresh Wt (lbs/acre) Tuber Dry Wt (lbs/acre) Dry Wt/Tuber (g) Columbia 22398 5769 15.7 Mammoth (MN) 8628 2166 … Continue reading

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Sweet Sorghum

Cost-effective renewable bioenergy, electricity, food production and more. SWEET SORGHUM: Fantastic for farmers, fuel, food, and our future. AgriFuels is a next-generation agribusiness and renewable energy project. The project employs a high-yielding, proprietary variety of the powerful energy plant sweet … Continue reading

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Solar Powered Air Conditioner

Found here: Atlantis Solar® Air Conditioners:  (Need to learn more about it. Looks interesting…) Atlantis Solar® Air-Conditioner absorbs solar energy to heat the inside medium by using a vacuum solar collector. The refrigerant from the compressor goes through the copper … Continue reading

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Hybrid Biogas Digester Design

Hybrid batch/continuous design a la UC Davis Anaerobic Phased Solids (APS) system. Also described in David House’s Biogas Handbook (©1978).  The idea is to have multiple batch fed hydrolysis tanks and a single larger biogasification reactor that is “semi”-continuously fed … Continue reading

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ISC Indonesian Superb Cassava

ISC Indonesian Superb Cassava Quoting from the linked website, my highlight added: “Our R&D team rides technology’s edge, bringing innovation for high yield cassava harvesting. Established in 2007, PT Bioenergy Bumi Hidayah focused on modern technology cassava cultivation method. Indonesian … Continue reading

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Sustainable Management of Duckweed Biomass

Sustainable Management of Duckweed Biomass Grown for Nutrient Control in Municipal Wastewaters Duckweed molecular formula determination Chemical and elemental composition analysis of the duckweed was carried out by the Utah State University Analytical lab, Logan Utah and Huffman Lab, Colorado … Continue reading

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Anaerobic Digestion of Food and Green Wastes

Characterization of Food and Green Wastes As Feedstock for Anaerobic Digesters Abstract In order to select the proper operating conditions and assess the performance of an anaerobic digester, it is important to analyze the characteristics of an organic feedstock. In … Continue reading

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