Pyter, R; Voigt, T; Dohleman, F; Long, S.P. (2007) Growing Giant Miscanthus in Illinois.

In The News - “Will Giant Grass Fuel Our Cars?”

UIUC Public Affairs Video slideshow: “Miscanthus x giganteus Research”

Brainard, Jeffrey. “The Big Deals in Biofuels.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 20 April 2007.

A Minute with Stephen P. Long.” A Minute With, February 2007.

Miscanthus — A Solution to U.S. Dependence on Foreign Oil? ACES News, 25 April 2006.

Journal Publications
Naidu S.L. & Long S.P. (2004) Potential mechanisms of low-temperature tolerance of C4 photosynthesis in Miscanthus x giganteus: an in vivo analysis. Planta 220, 145-155.

Heaton EA, Voigt T, Long SP 2004. A quantitative reivew comparing the yields of two candidate C4 perennial biomass crops in relation to nitrogen, temperature and water. Biomass and Bioenergy 27.

Heaton EA, Clifton-Brown J, Voigt T, Jones MB, and Long SP 2003. Miscanthus for Renewable Energy Generation: European Union Experience and Projections for Illinois. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 8.

Naidu SL, Moose SP, Al-Shoabi AK, Raines CA, and Long SP 2003. Cold-tolerance of C4 photosynthesis in miscanthus x giganteus-effects of cold on photosynthetic proteins. Plant Physiology, 132, 1688-1697.

Long SP, Beale CV 2001. Resource capture by Miscanthus. In: Jones, M.B. & Walsh, M. (eds). Miscanthus for Energy and Fibre. London, James & James, 10-20.

Clifton-Brown JC, Long SP, Jorgensen U, 2001. Miscanthus productivity. In: Jones, M.B. & Walsh, M. (eds). Miscanthus for Energy and Fibre. London, James & James, 46-67.

Beale CV & Long SP 1997. The effects of nitrogen and irrigation on the productivity of the C4 grasses Miscanthus x giganteus and Spartina cynosuroides. Aspects of Applied Biology 49: 225-230.

Beale CV & Long SP 1997. Seasonal dynamics of nutrient accumulation and partitioning in the perennial C4-grasses Miscanthus x giganteus and Spartina cynosuroides. Biomass and Bioenergy 12: 419-428.

Beale CV, Bint DA & Long SP 1996. Leaf photosynthesis in the C4-grass Miscanthus x giganteus, growing in the cool temperate climate of southern England. Journal of Experimental Botany 47: 257-273.

BEALE, C.V. & LONG, S.P. (1995) Can perennial C4 grasses attain high efficiencies of radiant energy conversion in cool climates? Plant Cell & Environment 18, 641-650.

LONG, S.P. (1994) The application of physiological and molecular understanding of the effects of the environment on photosynthesis in the selection of novel “fuel” crops; with particular reference to C4 perennials. In: Plant Production on the Threshold of a New Century - Congress of the 75th Anniversary of Wageningen Agricultural University (Eds. Struick, P.C., Vredenberg, W., Renkema, J.A., Parlevet, J.E.) Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht. pp. 231-244.