Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?

30.01.2014

Entrepreneur

Published 30 January 2014

Aircraft giant Boeing may have unearthed the greatest breakthrough in the biofuel industry to date -- one that benefits both the environment and businesses.

A consortium of scientists at the Masdar Research Institute in Abu Dhabi announced yesterday promising studies that have been conducted on shrub-like plants called halophytes. These desert plants can be irrigated with saltwater and can easily be converted into hydrocarbons.

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