Field Trial With Lignin Modified Poplars Shows Potential for Bio-Based Economy


Science News

Published 30 January 2013

The results of a field trial with genetically modified poplar trees in Zwijnaarde, Belgium, shows that the wood of lignin modified poplar trees can be converted into sugars in a more efficient way. These sugars can serve as the starting material for producing bio-based products like bio-plastics and bio-ethanol.

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