TITLE

ALGAE BIOFUEL: OASIS OR MIRAGE?

AUTHOR(S)
Sykes, Kate
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
PM Network;Sep2013, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the promise of algae biofuel, which is the subject of the partnership between oil firm Exxon Mobil and biotech company Synthetic Genomics Inc. that started in 2009. Topics discussed include the critical first step of selecting the right varieties of algae for cultivation and the issue of the amount of water and fertilizer algaculture required for an industrial-scale production of algae biofuel.
ACCESSION #
92520899

 

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