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Media Advisory 08-032 - Video

Clint Chapple explains why plants are leading contenders to help address the energy crisis.

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Clint Chapple is an expert on plant biochemistry from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., and a pioneer in developing new plants, such as variants with weakened cell walls, that are more easily converted into biofuels. In a short video clip, he explains why plants are leading contenders to help address the energy crisis and how researchers are working to better understand plants so that new varieties will be easier to convert into fuels.

Credit: Purdue University

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