With a history that stretches well back into pre-Columbian times, certain varieties of the Agave family are beginning to capture the attention of investors and researchers interested in indigenous plants and trees in countries around the world that are not used to produce food and have attributes that make them prospective sources of ethanol.

"Agave can bring in the new era of bio-economics giving the world enough clean energy for a peaceful and secure world." -- Professor Remigio Madrigal Lugo, Ph.D., Agricultural Biotechnology