Futurity.org – For future biofuel, plant stores oil in leaves

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MICHIGAN STATE (US) — Chubby caterpillars show that scientists have engineered a plant with oily leaves, an advance that could enhance biofuel production and lead to improved food for animals. – See more at: http://www.futurity.org/science-technology/for-future-biofuel-plant-stores-oil-in-leaves/#sthash.DkjX1RoM.dpuf

Research news from leading universities

Duane Tilden‘s insight:

Michigan State University is engineering plants to store lipids in leaves and stems for use as bio-fuel feedstock.

See on www.futurity.org

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