miscanthus


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miscanthus

(mɪsˈkænθəs)
n
(Plants) any tall perennial bamboo-like grass of the genus Miscanthus, native from southern Africa to SE Asia and cultivated for ornament in temperate regions
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According to Ceres , economically breaking down and refining plant cellulose holds the key to large-scale biofuel production and said it believes its energy crops, such as switchgrass and miscanthus, now under development, will be "the most efficient source of raw materials for cellulosic biofuel production"
A professor at the University of Illinois planted a field trial of a grass called Miscanthus that grows 14 feet tall and has been bred to be sterile, so it won't go haywire as an invasive species.
To echo the grass-covered hillsides, Rose put in hundreds of ornamental grass plants, including pheasant's-tail grass (Stipa arundinacea) and Miscanthus.
Try Miscanthus for tall colorful foliage that comes in varieties with a great selection of marvelous patterns and colors.
High grade heat is provided from an energy crop, Miscanthus, that is grown on the site, cut and burned in a biomass boiler.
Energy crops - for example, willow, coppice or miscanthus - are grown specifically for use as a fuel.
Its development activities include sweet sorghum, high-biomass sorghum, switchgrass and miscanthus.
We're currently burning oat hulls and wood chips in our main power plant and we're growing giant Miscanthus grass as a dedicated energy crop," said Ingrid Anderson, an environmental compliance specialist.
WELSH scientists are exploring the use of miscanthus as a commercial crop on flood-prone land.
Cylindrica blood grass) For the smaller garden, Miscanthus Morning Light with creamy margins would be better.
Ornamental grasses, especially molinia and miscanthus, exchange their greens and blues for biscuit and gold.