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Press Release 13-004
Marginal Lands Are Prime Fuel Source for Alternative Energy

Lands unsuited for food crops represent huge untapped resource to grow mixed species biomass for ethanol

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Bales of cellulosic biomass.

Bales of cellulosic biomass: Marginal lands may be a prime source for alternative energy.

Credit: Phil Robertson, MSU


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Map of North America showing NSF's Long-Term Ecological Research Network.

NSF's Long-Term Ecological Research Network comprises 26 land, coastal and ocean sites.

Credit: NSF LTER Network


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NSF KBS LTER site experimental plot with corn and hybrid poplar

NSF KBS LTER site experimental plots: Corn and hybrid poplar are in the background.

Credit: Julie Doll, MSU


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Green corn plants at the KBS LTER site

Corn at the KBS LTER site: Corn currently dominates biofuel production in the U.S.

Credit: K. Stepnitz, MSU


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Researchers collecting soil cores to determine carbon storage at the LTER site.

Researchers collect soil cores to determine carbon storage at the LTER site.

Credit: K. Stepnitz, MSU


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Satellite view of the cropping systems experiment.

Satellite view of the cropping systems experiment: Each rectangle is 2.5 acres.

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