Friday, July 14, 2006

Ethanol from Jerusalem Artichokes? | Ethanol from Corn, Sure. But from Artichokes?:
July 12, 2006
"In the November 2004 paper, ' A Shortcut to the Production of High Ethanol Concentration from Jerusalem Artichoke Tubers' by Xiang-Yang Ge and Wei-Guo Zhang, of the The Key Laboratory of Industrial Biotechnology, Ministry of Education, China, states the Jerusalem artichoke contains nearly 20 % of carbohydrates, and after fermentation yields can be up to 21 percent ethanol."

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