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Energy Biosciences Institute Scientists Develop Regulation Recommendations to Prevent Biofuels Plants From Becoming Invasive Weeds

01 Apr

Read the full story in Biofuels Journal.

In the United States, only species listed on state or federal noxious weed lists are regulated, and those lists are often biased toward species that affect agricultural crops.

Conversely, invasive plant council lists include species that affect natural landscapes but have no regulatory clout.

After comparing the lists and how they are created, researchers at the University of Illinois’ Energy Biosciences Institute have developed some suggestions on how to improve the regulation of all invasive plant species, including new biofuels plants.

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Posted by on April 1, 2013 in Biofuels, Invasive species, Regulation

 

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