Expanding knowledge about plant-based bioenergy fuels
The need for alternative energy sources to relieve the negative impacts of fossil fuels presses scientists to identify plant-based energy fuels.
Sugarcane produces nearly half of the world's biofuels. It has been used as a biofuel crop because it offers higher biomass than does corn. Additionally, it has a higher input and output ratio than does corn and other plants processed for biofuels.
Sugarcane accounts for nearly 45 percent of plant-based biofuel production in the world.