Campus Units

Agronomy

Document Type

Editorial

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

6-25-2018

Journal or Book Title

Frontiers in Plant Science

Volume

9

First Page

878

DOI

10.3389/fpls.2018.00878

Abstract

In this Research Topic we report advances in fundamental and applied aspects of the perennial C4 bioenergy crop miscanthus (Miscanthus spp.) and its role in mitigating climate change as part of the bioeconomy. Miscanthus is a high yielding C4 perennial grass with great potential for sustainable biomass production in temperate climates, including Europe and North America as well as its native Asia. With high resource use efficiency and good biomass quality, miscanthus is a well-suited feedstock for a plethora of applications including bioenergy, biofuels and biomaterials (van der Weijde et al.).

Comments

This editorial is published as Farrar, Kerrie, Emily Anne Heaton, and Luisa M. Trindade. "Optimising miscanthus for the sustainable bioeconomy: from genes to products–editorial." Frontiers in Plant Science 9 (2018): 878. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00878.

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Farrar, Heaton and Trindade

Language

en

File Format

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