Going Green

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Yams for Ethanol

I prefer mine with butter and brown sugar....

Sweet Potato Out-Yields Corn in Ethanol Production

StudyBy Don Comis
August 20 , 2008

In experiments, sweet potatoes grown in Maryland and Alabama yielded two to three times as much carbohydrate for fuel ethanol production as field corn grown in those states, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists report. The same was true of tropical cassava in Alabama.

The sweet potato carbohydrate yields...(complete article here).

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