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Research on Jet Fuel Cover Crop Ready for Takeoff

Can oil extracted from a tiny seed grown in the Southeast U.S. be the key to what powers jet planes in the future? A team of researchers have been getting a 30,000-foot view of Brassica carinata, but are now coming in for a closer look.

 

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