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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Klasson, K Thomas
Research Leader
1100 Robert E. Lee Blvd.
New Orleans LA 70124-4305

VISION: Tomorrow's Agricultural Products Today MISSION: Principles of biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry and chemical engineering are applied to: create industrial adsorbents, soil amendment, and fuels from manure and oilseed byproducts; develop enzymatic processes for production of industrial oils from sustainable resources; develop better raw sugar production for food and bioenergy; and develop new and expanded uses of safe cottonseed products and byproducts.

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