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1. Growth of black pepper plantlets under different substrates and irrigation levels.

Optimization of the use of water and the possibility of using residues as substrate in the black pepper production chain can yield economic and environmental benefits. The objective of this study was to evaluate the biometric and physiological traits of black pepper plantlets (Piper nigrum L.), cv. ...

Author(s) : Cruz, E. S. da; Medici, L. O.; Leles, P. S. dos S.; Ambrozim, C. S.; Souza, W. L.; Carvalho, D. F. de

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.1 ref.22

2. Valorisation of the industrial hybrid carrageenan extraction wastes using eco-friendly treatments.

The goal of this paper is the valorisation of the Chondrus crispus (Rhodophyta) wastes generated during the industrial extraction of hybrid carrageenan using microwave technology of a temperature range from 140 to 200°C, using water as a solvent. Mineral and phenolic content, antioxidant capacity...

Author(s) : Bianchi, A.; Sanz, V.; Domínguez, H.; Torres, M. D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Hydrocolloids 2022 Vol.122 ref.57

3. Production of biosurfactants from agro-industrial waste and waste cooking oil in a circular bioeconomy: an overview.

Waste generation is becoming a global concern owing to its adverse effects on environment and human health. The utilization of waste as a feedstock for production of value-added products has opened new avenues contributing to environmental sustainability. Microorganisms have been employed for...

Author(s) : Gaur, V. K.; Poonam Sharma; Ranjna Sirohi; Sunita Varjani; Taherzadeh, M. J.; Chang JoShu; Yong Ng How; Wong, J. W. C.; Kim SangHyoun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.151

4. Advances in solid-state fermentation for bioconversion of agricultural wastes to value-added products: opportunities and challenges.

The increase in solid waste has become a common problem and causes environmental pollution worldwide. A green approach to valorise solid waste for sustainable development is required. Agricultural residues are considered suitable for conversion into profitable products through solid-state...

Author(s) : Chilakamarry, C. R.; Sakinah, A. M. M.; Zularisam, A. W.; Sirohi, R.; Khilji, I. A.; Ahmad, N.; Ashok Pandey

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.98

5. Resource recovery from lignocellulosic wastes via biological technologies: advancements and prospects.

Lignocellulosic wastes were recently considered as biomass resources, however, its conversion to valuable products is still immature although researchers have put lots of effort into this issue. This article reviews the key challenges of the biorefinery utilizing lignocellulosic materials and...

Author(s) : Cheng HaiHsuan; Whang LiangMing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.96

6. Links between carbon/nitrogen ratio, synergy and microbial characteristics of long-term semi-continuous anaerobic co-digestion of food waste, cattle manure and corn straw.

Links between carbon/nitrogen (C/N) ratio, synergy and microbial characteristics of anaerobic co-digestion of food waste (FW), cattle manure (CS) and corn straw (CS) were investigated. Digesters with 100% CS, 25% FW + 75% CS, 25% CM + 75% CS suffered acid inhibition, in close association with...

Author(s) : Zhang WanLi; Kong TianQi; Xing WanLi; Li RunDong; Yang TianHua; Yao Nan; Lv Dan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.34

7. The biological and abiotic effects of powdered activated carbon on the anaerobic digestion performance of cornstalk.

To comprehensively evaluate the biological and abiotic influence of powdered activated carbon (PAC) on the anaerobic digestion of cornstalk, mesophilic and thermophilic digestion were conducted. Adding PAC (10 g/L) under thermophilic system obtained the maximum cellulose degradation rate and...

Author(s) : Xie ZhiJie; Cao Qin; Chen YiChao; Luo YiPing; Liu XiaoFeng; Li Dong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.50

8. Enhance pore structure of cyanobacteria-based porous carbon by polypropylene to improve adsorption capacity of methylene blue.

Porous carbon obtained by co-pyrolysis of plastic and biomass has received a lot of attention due to its excellent adsorption properties, and the pore structure plays an essential role in adsorption performance, however, the pore structure is still not well understood. Herein, we synthesized...

Author(s) : Li LiXin; Lv Ying; Wang Jie; Jia Chao; Zhan ZhaoShun; Dong ZiLong; Liu LiLai; Zhu XiangDong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.50

9. Anaerobic co-digestion of various organic wastes: kinetic modeling and synergistic impact evaluation.

Anaerobic mono- and co-digestion of coffee pulp (CP), cattle manure (CM), food waste (FW) and dewatered sewage sludge (DSS), were assessed using biochemical methane potential tests. The effects of two different inocula, anaerobically digested cattle manure (ADCM) and anaerobically digested waste...

Author(s) : Karki, R.; Chuenchart, W.; Surendra, K. C.; Sung ShihWu; Raskin, L.; Khanal, S. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.35

10. Valorization of potato peels and eggshells wastes: Ca-biocomposite to remove and recover phosphorus from domestic wastewater.

Potato peel (PP) waste are generated in huge quantities, causing environmental pollution and health problems. Therefore, obtaining value-added products from PP is a current research challenge. In this work, novel Ca-biocomposites for phosphorus (P) removal were prepared by pyrolysis (500-800°C)...

Author(s) : Quisperima, A.; Pérez, S.; Flórez, E.; Acelas, N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.43

11. Bioaugmentation improves batch psychrophilic anaerobic co-digestion of cattle manure and corn straw.

Low temperatures result in poor anaerobic digestion (AD). To investigate whether bioaugmentation can improve anaerobic co-digestion of cattle manure and corn straw at 20°C, five different doses of methanogenic propionate-degrading culture (4%, 8%, 12%, 14%, and 16%) were added to batch AD systems...

Author(s) : Xu XinRui; Sun Yong; Sun YongMing; Li Ying

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.43

12. Recent advances and future directions on the valorization of spent mushroom substrate (SMS): a review.

Commercial mushrooms are cultivated on lignocellulose wastes, such as corncob, saw dust, straw and wood chips. Following the rapidly increasing global mushroom production, the efficient recycling and utilization of the by-product, known as spent mushroom substrate (SMS) has garnered much attention...

Author(s) : Leong YoongKit; Ma TeWei; Chang JoShu; Yang FanChiang

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.144

13. Biomass activated carbon derived from pine sawdust with steam bursting pretreatment; perfluorooctanoic acid and methylene blue adsorption.

Using waste biomass to prepare various products by environmentally benign processes is a good way to practice green and sustainable development. In this paper, high porosity and surface area biomass activated carbon was obtained by pyrolysis of pine sawdust without using any chemicals after steam...

Author(s) : Yang YongLi; Cannon, F. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.40

14. Adsorption of metal on pineapple leaf biochar: key affecting factors, mechanism identification, and regeneration evaluation.

Although tremendous works have been done on metal adsorption via biochar, mechanisms responsible for metal adsorption remain uncertain. This is the first work that provides direct evidence on the identification of Ni(II), Zn(II), and Cu(II) adsorption mechanisms on pineapple leaf biochar (PLB)...

Author(s) : Iamsaard, K.; Weng ChihHuang; Yen LiTing; Tzeng JingHua; Poonpakdee, C.; Lin YaoTung

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.44

15. Bioaugmented degradation of rice straw combining two novel microbial consortia and lactic acid bacteria for enhancing the methane production.

Two consortia of lignocellulolytic microbes (CL and YL) were isolated from the rumen of ruminants. Their ability to facilitate the degradation of rice straw and enhance methane (CH4) production were evaluated, both individually and combined with lactic acid bacteria (LAB). After 30 days of...

Author(s) : Li JunFeng; Wu YongJie; Zhao Jie; Wang SiRan; Dong ZiHao; Shao Tao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.42

16. Metal-organic framework promoting high-solids enzymatic hydrolysis of untreated corncob residues.

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) could serve as efficient matrixes to immobilize cellulase because of their high stability and porous morphology. Herein, the Zr-based MOFs (UiO-66 and UiO-66-NH2) assisted 20 wt% high-solids hydrolysis of untreated corncob residues (CRs) at low enzyme loading was...

Author(s) : Zheng TianRan; Yang Luan; Ding MeiLi; Huang Chen; Yao JianFeng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.43

17. Xylitol production from plant biomass by Aspergillus niger through metabolic engineering.

Xylitol is widely used in the food and pharmaceutical industries as a valuable commodity product. Biotechnological production of xylitol from lignocellulosic biomass by microorganisms is a promising alternative option to chemical synthesis or bioconversion from D-xylose. In this study, four...

Author(s) : Meng JiaLi; Chroumpi, T.; Mäkelä, M. R.; Vries, R. P. de

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.50

18. Organosolv pretreated birch sawdust for the production of green hydrogen and renewable chemicals in an integrated biorefinery approach.

Sustainable production of fuels and chemicals is the most important way to reduce the carbon footprint in the environment. Forest based abundant lignocellulosic biomass as a renewable feedstock can be an attractive source of biofuels and biochemicals. This study evaluated the production of hydrogen ...

Author(s) : Sarkar, O.; Rova, U.; Christakopoulos, P.; Matsakas, L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.50

19. Effect of fenton pretreatment combined with bacterial inoculation on humification characteristics of dissolved organic matter during rice straw composting.

The main purpose of this study was to explore the effects of Fenton pretreatment combined with bacterial inoculation on humification characteristics of dissolved organic matter (DOM) during rice straw composting. Three treatment groups (Fenton pretreatment: FeW, Fenton pretreatment and bacterial...

Author(s) : Qu FengTing; Wu Di; Li Dan; Zhao Yue; Zhang RuJu; Qi HaiShi; Chen XiaoMeng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A

20. Overview of pretreatment technologies on vegetable, fruit and flower market wastes disintegration and bioenergy potential: Indian scenario.

Disposal of segregated organic fractions of centralized wholesale market wastes (i.e. vegetable, fruit and flower markets waste) in dumpsites/landfills are not only a serious issue but also underutilizes the huge potency of these organic wastes. Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a promising technology...

Author(s) : Velusamy Mozhiarasi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.288 No.Part 3 ref.186

21. Demulsification of water-in-crude oil emulsion driven by a carbonaceous demulsifier from natural rice husks.

Removing emulsified water from a water-in-crude oil (W/O) emulsion is critically required prior to downstream processing in the petroleum industry. In this work, environmentally friendly and amphipathic rice husk carbon (RHC) demulsifier was prepared by a simple carbonization process in a muffle...

Author(s) : Ye Fan; Zhang ZeJun; Ao YiLing; Li Bin; Chen LiHan; Shen LiWei; Feng XueNing; Yang Ying; Yuan HuaiKui; Mi YuanZhu

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.288 No.Part 3 ref.77

22. Carbonaceous admixtures in cementitious building materials: effect of particle size blending on rheology, packing, early age properties and processing energy demand.

Application of biochar, produced from locally generated wastes, as admixture in cement is a strategy to upcycle biomass waste and produce durable building materials. This research explores the influence of particle size and porosity of biochar, prepared from coconut shell and wood waste, added at 2 ...

Author(s) : Souradeep Gupta; Tulliani, J. M.; Kua HarnWei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 2 ref.70

23. Biomass hydrothermal conversion under CO2 atmosphere: a way to improve the regulation of hydrothermal products.

In this study, batched hydrothermal experiments on corn stalk were conducted at 240-330°C under CO2 or inert (N2) atmosphere. The distribution and characteristics of gaseous, solid, and liquid products were analyzed in detail to comprehensively investigate the effects of CO2 on the hydrothermal...

Author(s) : Yi Wei; Zheng DiWeina; Wang XianHua; Chen YingQuan; Hu JunHao; Yang HaiPing; Shao JingAi; Zhang ShiHong; Chen HanPing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 2 ref.49

24. Potential of developing podzolic soil-based potting media from wood ash, paper sludge and biochar.

Background and objectives: Organic waste management in environmentally sustainable way is important not only to reduce the negative impacts on ecosystems but also valorizing the waste resources. Herein we evaluated the potential of wood ash (WA) and paper sludge (PS) wastes from a pulp and paper...

Author(s) : Farhain, M. M.; Cheema, M.; Katanda, Y.; Nadeem, M.; Javed, B.; Thomas, R.; Saha, R.; Galagedara, L.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301

25. Identifying adsorption sites for Cd(II) and organic dyes on modified straw materials.

Turning agricultural waste into effective remediation materials is a highly promising approach for reducing in-field crop burning and promoting affordable wastewater treatment. This comparative study aims to identify active adsorption sites for methylene blue (MB), crystal violet (CV), and cadmium...

Author(s) : Liu Wei; Huang Jie; Weatherley, A. J.; Zhai WenJun; Liu FuYa; Ma ZhiLing; Jiao YunHong; Zhang Chao; Han Bing

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301 ref.33