Cannabis of course is regarded as marijuana and pot. Can associated with drug users and stoners. But if you can put away that stigma, we find that cannabis has four times the cellulose value as corn, making it a potentially good plant for ethanol production.
Now then, personally I would not do drugs or smoke pot so this article is without consideration of the stoners in the world or their potential support of this plant for ethanol. If cannabis grows so well all around the world it does make sense to look into its use for the making of ethanol.
If cannabis can be produced into Ethanol then we will need to modify it to make money better and use those genetic differences which permit low water in production to insure that and now we don’t get price spikes when in drought in the ethanol we use for if you want. Additionally if the plant can be used to “get high” then we need to modify it so that wont occur or that the leaching into the soil or waterways does not contain high levels of THC as it will be problematic.
If we further modify this cannabis weed then we need to make it with terminating seeds until we know what we have done, other wise it develop into a “super weed” and take over natural cannabis as well close genetic varieties of weeds. In a web think tank recently a gentleman mentioned that;
“Ethanol/bio diesel almost certainly the fuel source of the future for the rotary, eccentric crank, 4 and 2 cycle engines running our cars boats trains and generator sets etc. Yes it burns far cleaner than the crude oil based hydrocarbon heavy fuels we use at present, and will minimize the contamination.”
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