Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: Harvesting corn leaves and stems for use in biofuel production reduces carbon in the soil, the researchers found. The more material harvested, the less carbon in the soil.
Credit: Photo by Don Hamerman
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