Tag: Biofuel

Camelina for Biofuel Production

Camelina is a feedstock for biodiesel. Info on production and challenges; specific guides for US growing regions. Introduction Camelina (Camelina Sativa L. Crantz), sometimes called “false flax” is a member of the mustard (brassica) family.  It contains 30 to 40% oil by weight.  The oil is mostly unsaturated (90%) and is high in Omega-3 fatty acids making it

Biofuel Facts

A biofuel in any type of fuel in which the energy derived from the process of biological carbon fixation. Biological carbon fixation occurs in living organisms. The biggest difference between a biofuel and a fossil fuel is the time period over which the fixation occurs. In a biofuel, fixation occurs in months or years. In