Identification of developmental stage and anatomical fraction contributions to cell wall recalcitrance in switchgrass

Abstract Background Heterogeneity within herbaceous biomass can present important challenges for processing feedstocks to cellulosic biofuels. Alterations to cell wall composition and organization during plant growth represent major contributions to heterogeneity within a single species or cultivar....

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Main Authors: Jacob D. Crowe, Nicholas Feringa, Sivakumar Pattathil, Brian Merritt, Cliff Foster, Dayna Dines, Rebecca G. Ong, David B. Hodge
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-07-01
Series:Biotechnology for Biofuels
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