Harvesting of the last cattails in Greece

In the beginning of November, CERTH team continues to harvest the last Typha domingensis from established GFFs. After the harvesting, the biomass was cleaned and roots and rhizomes were separated from the rest of the plant to ensure the presence of starch in the rhizomes, a substance necessary for bioethanol production, the classic experiment of iodine solution was performed. The project is almost over, but work is still going on. Stay tuned for all the latest updates!