camelina camelina

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  • (n) annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia

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  • Farmers hope weed is a biofuel gusher

    The spindly camelina plant looks more like a weed than a crop, but scientists are hoping it will be a whiz at producing oil for biodiesel fuel.
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Minnesota Public Radio

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  1. "It adds, I think, four new major subsidy programs for new crops, including asparagus and camelina, which I don't even know what that is," Gregg said.
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Judd Gregg Source: Helena Independent Record

  2. "Great Plains has been working to bring camelina to Montana for adecade and their hard work has paid off," says Schweitzer. "This is anexciting investment in value-added agriculture in Montana and a greatopportunity to expand camelina...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Brian Schweitzer Source: Reuters

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