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Stinkweed may be a surprising way to make greener jet fuel

A common weed called pennycress, more often referred to as ‘stinkweed,’ may be the solution for a greener jet fuel that has fewer demands on the environment. That’s according to a new study from The Ohio State University, which reports that stinkweed is a low-demand crop that requires fewer pesticides and less fertilizer than alternative biofuel crops.
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Stinkweed could make a cleaner bio-jet fuel, study finds

A common farm weed could make a 'greener' jet fuel with fewer production-related environmental impacts than other biofuels, a new study indicates. Growing the weed, pennycress—often called stinkweed—as a crop requires less fertilizer and fewer pesticides than other plants that can be used to make renewable jet fuel, according to the study. Pennycress also requires fewer farm operations, such as soil tilling, than other potential biofuel crops, reducing the associated environmental costs. Those costs include carbon dioxide emissions that cause the climate to change, as well as other emissions that pollute the air.
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Stinkweed could make cleaner biojet fuel

Ohio [US], August 3 (ANI): The findings of a new study show that a common farm weed could make a "greener" jet fuel with fewer production-related environmental impacts than other biofuels. The study was published recently online in the journal 'Applied Energy'. Growing the weed, pennycress, often called stinkweed, as...
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