- Alteration (influenced by switch) of quitch grass. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“During the two day Brownfields Conference where a number of topics are being discussed the word switchgrass is thrown around a lot.”
“Cellulosic ethanol" would use non-food plants such as switchgrass, which is one of the most promising bioenergy crops.”
“What caught my eye was switchgrass, which is grows in the US, grows fast and (also according to wikipedia) "for every unit of energy input, switchgrass yields four units out".”
“In his 2006 State of the Union address, President Bush came to a similar conclusion when he announced an initiative to get ethanol from switchgrass, which is a tall grass that is indigenous to North America, can be harvested, and is self-seeding.”
“It's widely believed that a grass plant called switchgrass may work well for this, but it's never been domesticated.”
“It's widely believed that a grass plant called switchgrass may work well for this, but it's never been domesticated - the evolution of switchgrass as a crop is now at the stage that corn, for instance, was about”
“They are often combined with solar panels to collect energy on days where there is insufficient wind, and the farmland is planted in switchgrass, which is sold to biofuel refineries that make cellulosic ethanol.”
“Increased logging is the only way to meet the demand for this biomass because the other principal sources usually cited, such as switchgrass, agricultural and construction wastes and logging residues are simply not available in sufficient amounts.”
“Other ‘biofuels’ such as switchgrass are even worse.”
“Gore now supports so-called second-generation technologies that do not compete with food -- using farm waste or non-food sources such as switchgrass to make ethanol.”
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