Winter Cereals as Raw Material for Bio-ethanol Production in Latvia

Poi&Scaron & Adamovič
The grain from winter rye, winter triticale, winter wheat is a good raw material for bioethanol production in Latvia. The aim of study: to evaluate the growing technology of winter cereals and the suitability for bio-ethanol production. The trials were carried out in 2005, 2007, and 2008. Two to four varieties with different quality characteristics were selected from each cereals species. The greatest starch content and ethanol outcome were found to be for winter wheat,...