David Hibbett at the 2012 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

submitted by: JGI

David Hibbett from Clark University on "Evolutionary Perspectives on Diversity of Lignocellulose Decay Mechanisms in Basidiomycetes" at the 7th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 21, 2012 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Jody Banks at the 2012 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Jody Banks from Purdue University on "The Genome of Selaginella, a Remnant of an Ancient Vascular Plant Lineage" at the 7th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 21, 2012 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Thermomechanical characteristics of plantation grown rattan canes (Calamus merrillii Becc.)

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the study conducted to determine the softening temperature of plantation-grown rattan canes; measure the cell wall components e.g., cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin; of plantation-grown rattan canes; and compare the properties of plantation-grown rattan canes to wild canes. Prof. Willie P. Abasolo Department of Forest Products and Paper Science College of Forestry and Natural Resources University of the Philippines Los Baños www.uplb.edu.ph