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Cellulase enzyme from Caldicellulosiruptor bescii found to be effective for hydrolysing cellulosic feedstock

Discovery of a cellulase enzyme from Caldicellulosiruptor bescii by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been found to be effective in breaking down cellulosic feedstocks to release sugars for subsequent fermentation to […]

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Harvesting: Manual vs. Mechanical

There is confusion in the literature about the meaning of words such as “trash”, “dirt”, “soil”, “extraneous matter” and “cane”. This is regrettable as it affects the value of data when general trends are investigated.