Miscanthus vs. Switchgrass (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption In field trials in Illinois, researchers grew Miscanthus x giganteus and switchgrass in adjoining plots. Miscanthus proved to be at least twice as productive as switchgrass. Credit Photo: University of Illinois Usage Restrictions Photo may be used only with stories about the research described in the news release. Please credit: Photo: University of Illinois Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.