Can corn cobs be a viable biofuel feedstock in the US? Learn about the use of cob and husk materials in cellulosic ethanol, co-firing, and gasification projects. New harvesting technologies reduce production costs and make the economics more attractive for this biofuel energy crop.
|Corn cobs. Photo: Cole Gustafson, North Dakota State Univ.|
- Current Potential for Use as a Biofuel
- Biology and Adaptation
- Potential Yields
- Transportation and Logistical Challenges
- Economic Challenges
- Environmental and Sustainability Issues