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1. Reordering of depolymerized silicates as adsorbents for large nitrogen compounds.

The adsorption capacities of two synthesized zeolites (crystalline ZSM-5 and semi-crystalline faujasite Y) for a mixture of indole, quinoline and carbazole were studied. The different samples obtained show different crystalline degree, mesoporosity and Si/Al ratios. The synthesis procedure is based ...

Author(s) : Sánchez-Flores, N. A.; Navarrete-Bolaños, J.; Pérez-Romo, P.; Pacheco-Malagón, G.; Laredo, G.; Fripiat, J. J.

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Quimica, São Paulo, Brazil

Journal article : Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society 2022 Vol.32 No.1 pp.207-215 ref.50

2. The impact of alder litter on chemistry of Technosols developed from lignite combustion waste and natural sandy substrate: a laboratory experiment.

Alders, as an N-fixing species, are widely used as a phytomelioration species at post-industrial sites. The paper presents the effects of litter decomposition of different alder species-black alder, gray alder, and green alder-on changes to the soil solution chemistry of Technosols developed from...

Author(s) : Wos, B.; Smolinski, A.; Likus-Cieslik, J.; Pietrzykowski, M.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Phytoremediation 2021 Vol.23 No.4 pp.415-425 ref.45

3. A characteristic study of Zea mays L. (sweet corn) cobs for synthetic dye degradation from aqueous media.

The current study reports a systematic methodology of Zea mays L. (sweet corn) cobs (ZMLC) for the sequestration of synthetic dye (gentian violet) from aqueous solutions. Adsorbent was scrutinized by using scanning electron microscopy, Fourier transform infra-red spectrometry with pHpzc...

Author(s) : Iram Javed; Tariq Javed; Khan, M. N.

Publisher : IWA Publishing, London, UK

Journal article : Water Science and Technology 2021 Vol.83 No.1 pp.52-62 ref.29

4. A renewable, sustainable and low-cost adsorbent for ibuprofen removal.

Adsorption efficiency of acid-modified kola nut husk (KNHA) as a non-conventional adsorbent for the sorption of Ibuprofen from aqueous media was investigated in this study. The raw and modified samples were characterized using scanning electron microscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy,...

Author(s) : Bello, O. S.; Alao, O. C.; Alagbada, T. C.; Agboola, O. S.; Omotoba, O. T.; Abikoye, O. R.

Publisher : IWA Publishing, London, UK

Journal article : Water Science and Technology 2021 Vol.83 No.1 pp.111-122 ref.many

5. Metals removal from automobile workshop stormwater runoff using rice husk, GAC and gravel filtration.

The efficiency of combined filtration media consisting of rice husk (RH), granular activated carbon (GAC) and gravel (GR) for the removal of metals cadmium, copper, lead and iron from stormwater runoff emanating from automobile workshops in Nigeria was investigated. Stormwater runoff samples were...

Author(s) : Ataguba, C. O.; Brink, I.

Publisher : IWA Publishing, London, UK

Journal article : Water Science and Technology 2021 Vol.83 No.1 pp.184-197 ref.many

6. Effect of straw return on hydroxyl radical formation in paddy soil.

Straw return, as an important agricultural management measure, is receiving growing attention. Hydroxyl radical (.OH) can be produced when subsurface soil interacts with oxygen, but the effects of straw incorporation on ulletOH formation have rarely been evaluated. In this study, we found that...

Author(s) : Liu ShaoChong; Wang DiXiang; Zhu ChangYin; Zhou DongMei

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 2021 Vol.106 No.1 pp.211-217 ref.36

7. Comparative analysis of physical and functional properties of cellulose nanofibers isolated from alkaline pre-treated wheat straw in optimized hydrochloric acid and enzymatic processes.

Two methods, HCl and enzymatic treatments, were evaluated for diversification of morphological and functional properties of cellulose nanofibers (CNF) from two- stage-alkaline pre-treated wheat straw (WS). The extraction conditions were optimized by a central composite designed experimental...

Author(s) : Ceaser, R.; Chimphango, A. F. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2021 Vol.171 pp.331-342

8. Characteristics of a recombinant Fusarium verticillioides cutinase and its effects on enzymatic hydrolysis of rice straw.

The current study heterologously expressed a cutinase from Fusarium verticillioides by Pichia pastoris and investigated its properties and effects on the hydrolysis of rice straw. The optimal pH and temperature for F. verticillioides cutinase were 8.0 and 50°C, respectively. F. verticillioides...

Author(s) : Gu ShuaiFeng; Liu ChanJuan; Zhang WenJing; Qu MingRen; Li YanJiao; Zang YiTian; Xiong XiaoWen; Pan Ke; Zhao XiangHui

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2021 Vol.171 pp.382-388

9. Effect of biochar on the accumulation and distribution of cadmium in tobacco (Yunyan 87) at different developmental stages.

Cadmium (Cd) easily accumulates in tobacco, which endangers public health through Cd exposure from smoking. However, its uptake, translocation, and distribution in tobacco plants during plant development or its response to biochar application are poorly understood. A pot experiment was conducted...

Author(s) : Yao PengWei; Zhou HanJun; Li XueLi; Wei Lin; Wang Jing; Zhang Sheng; Ye XieFeng

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2021 Vol.207 ref.many

10. Straw return enhances the risks of metals in soil?

Interactions between organic matter (OM) and metals in soils are important natural mechanisms that can mitigate metal bioaccumulation in terrestrial environments. A primary source of OM in soils is straw return, accounting for more than 65% of OM input. Straw-OM has long been believed to reduce...

Author(s) : Su Yao; Kwong, R. W. M.; Tang WenLi; Yang YanAn; Zhong HuAn

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2021 Vol.207 ref.many

11. Dynamic evolution of humic acids during anaerobic digestion: exploring an effective auxiliary agent for heavy metal remediation.

Information on the dynamic evolution of humic acid (HA) from anaerobic digestate and the potential of HA serving as an effective agent for remedying heavy metals is rather scarce. This study monitored the evolution of the structure and functional groups and metal-binding abilities of HA during...

Author(s) : Wang Xiqing; Lyu Tao; Dong RenJie; Liu HongTao; Wu ShuBiao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

12. Pentose-rich hydrolysate from oil palm empty fruit bunches for β-glucan production using Pichia jadinii and Cyberlindnera jadinii.

Pentose-rich hydrolysate obtained from dilute acid pretreatment of oil palm empty fruit bunches was successfully consumed by pentose-consuming yeasts: Cyberlindnera jadinii (Cj) and Pichia jadinii (Pj). Nitrogen supplementation and no additional detoxification step were required. Pj produced 5.87...

Author(s) : Guarnizo, A. F. C.; Woiciechowski, A. L.; Noseda, M. D.; Torres, L. A. Z.; Zandona Filho, A.; Ramos, L. P.; Letti, L. A. J.; Soccol, C. R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

13. Fuel, thermal and surface properties of microwave-pyrolyzed biochars depend on feedstock type and pyrolysis temperature.

We evaluated the fuel, thermal and surface properties of twelve biochars produced from three lignocellulosic (canola straw, sawdust, wheat straw) and one non-lignocellulosic feedstock (manure pellet) pyrolyzed at three temperatures using a microwave. Regardless of feedstock type, increasing...

Author(s) : Nzediegwu, C.; Arshad, M.; Ulah, A.; Naeth, M. A.; Chang ScottX.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

14. One-pot fractionation of corn stover with peracetic acid and maleic acid.

Lignocellulose fractionation is a primary treatment to enhance cellulose accessibility and multi-component use. Herein, the development of a one-step fractionation is reported for cellulose enrichment from corn stover using a low concentration of peracetic acid combined with maleic acid (PAM). The...

Author(s) : Lyu Qian; Chen XueLi; Zhang YuXuan; Yu HaiTao; Han LuJia; Xiao WeiHua

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

15. Studies on the degradation of corn straw by combined bacterial cultures.

In this study, the combined bacteria (CB) were constructed by Phanerochaete chrysosporium, Trametes versicolor and Pleurotus ostreatus, which have a good ability to degrade lignocellulose, and the optimum degradation conditions and internal degradation mechanism of combined bacteria were...

Author(s) : Chu XiaoDong; Awasthi, M. K.; Liu Yuyingnan; Cheng QiuShuang; Qu JingBo; Sun Yong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

16. Photo-biological hydrogen production by a temperature-tolerant mutant of Rhodobacter capsulatus isolated by transposon mutagenesis.

Screening of high temperature tolerant strains is important for photo-fermentative hydrogen production in natural conditions which exhibit wide temperature variations. Hence, a temperature-tolerant strain of Rhodobacter capsulatus was isolated by transposon mutagenesis. The mutant strain ...

Author(s) : Wei Xuan; Feng JiaLi; Cao Wen; Li Qing; Guo LieJin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

17. Biohythane production and microbial characteristics of two alternating mesophilic and thermophilic two-stage anaerobic co-digesters fed with rice straw and pig manure.

To investigate biohythane production and microbial behavior during temperature-phased (TP) anaerobic co-digestion (AcD) of rice straw (RS) and pig manure (PM), a mesophilic-thermophilic (M1-T1) AcD system and a thermophilic-mesophilic (T2-M2) AcD system were continuously operated for 95 days in...

Author(s) : Chen Hong; Huang Rong; Wu Jun; Zhang WenZhe; Han YunPing; Xiao BenYi; Wang DongBo; Zhou YaoYu; Liu Bing; Yu GuanLong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

18. Residue cornstalk derived biochar promotes direct bio-hydrogen production from anaerobic fermentation of cornstalk.

In this study, an innovative approach was proposed based on the implement of biochar derived from residue cornstalk left after anaerobic bio-hydrogen production (RCA-biochar) to improve direct bio-hydrogen production from anaerobic fermentation of cornstalk. The bio-hydrogen production potential...

Author(s) : Zhao Lei; Wang ZiHan; Ren HongYu; Chen Chuan; Nan Jun; Cao GuangLi; Yang ShanShan; Ren NanQi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

19. Effect of different aerobic hydrolysis time on the anaerobic digestion characteristics and energy consumption analysis.

Aerobic hydrolysis of stover before anaerobic digestion is beneficial to improve the biodegradability of corn stover. Aerobic hydrolysis of corn stover at 43°C was conducted to investigate the effects of hydrolysis time (0 h, 8 h, 16 h, and 24 h) on the degradation of lignocellulose from corn...

Author(s) : Qu JingBo; Sun Yong; Awasthi, M. K.; Liu Yuyingnan; Xu XinRui; Meng XiangHui; Zhang HongQiong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

20. Use of biochar as a possible means of minimizing phosphate fixation and external P requirement of acidic soil.

Phosphate fixation is a main factor limiting phosphate availability and reducing crop production in acidic soils. Although biochar addition has been suggested as a means of ameliorating acidic soils, questions remain about the impacts of biochar on phosphate fixation and availability in these...

Author(s) : Baninajarian, S.; Shirvani, M.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Plant Nutrition 2021 Vol.44 No.1 pp.59-73 ref.78

21. Potassium phosphate/magnesium oxide modified biochars: interfacial chemical behaviours and Pb binding performance.

Removal of lead (Pb) from aqueous solutions by biochar is a promising method. In this study, wheat straw biochar (WBC) was modified by phosphate/magnesium via pre-treatment of biomass and post-treatment of biochar, noting as WBC_PMA and WBC_PMB, respectively. Based on Fourier transform infrared...

Author(s) : Miao QiuCi; Li GuangHe

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.759

22. The transition temperature (42°c) from mesophilic to thermophilic micro-organisms enhances biomethane potential of corn stover.

Mesophilic and thermophilic digestion has long been considered as preferred temperature ranges for anaerobic digestion. However, in this study, the effects of temperatures (37, 42, 47, and 55°C) on the biomethane potential of corn stover were conducted with batch experiments, and the highest...

Author(s) : Liu Rui; Gong Hui; Xu Ying; Cai Chen; Hua Yu; Li Lei; Dai LingLing; Dai XiaoHu

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.759

23. Environmental-friendly coal gangue-biochar composites reclaiming phosphate from water as a slow-release fertilizer.

To solve the problem of limited adsorption efficiency of pristine biochar for phosphate, a novel biochar composite was prepared from different feedstocks and coal gangue by one facile-step pyrolysis method. The effects of pyrolysis temperature, adsorbent dosage, pH of the solution, and coexisting...

Author(s) : Wang Bing; Ma YueNa; Lee XinQing; Wu Pan; Liu Fang; Zhang XueYang; Li Ling; Chen Miao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.758

24. Photooxidation mechanism of As(III) by straw-derived dissolved organic matter.

Straw return-to-field is a common agronomic practice that would affect the physicochemical characteristics of the paddy soil and overlying water, but few studies have focused on the possible impacts of straw return on the conversion of pollutants. In this study, the photooxidation of As(III) in...

Author(s) : Liu ShaoChong; Tan Mengxi; Ge LiQiang; Zhu FengXiao; Wu Song; Chen Ning; Zhu ChangYin; Zhou DongMei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.757

25. Adsorption of Pb(II) and Cd(II) by magnetic activated carbon and its mechanism.

Magnetized activated carbons (MAC) were prepared by activating rape straw powder, and pyrolyzing at different temperatures, then magnetizing activated carbon by hydrothermal method. MAC-300 had the largest adsorption capacity of Pb(II) (253.2 mg/g) and Cd(II) (73.3 mg/g). The adsorption isotherms...

Author(s) : Zhang Zhen; Wang Tao; Zhang HuiXue; Liu YongHong; Xing BaoShan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.757


Studies on the degradation of corn straw by combined bacterial cultures. In this study, the combined bacteria (CB) were constructed by Phanerochaete chrysosporium, Trametes versicolor and Pleurotus ostreatus, which have a good ability to degrade lignocellulose, and the optimum degradation conditions and internal degradation mechanism of combined bacteria were...

Author(s) : Chu XiaoDong; Awasthi, M. K.; Liu Yuyingnan; Cheng QiuShuang; Qu JingBo; Sun Yong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

16. Photo-biological hydrogen production by a temperature-tolerant mutant of Rhodobacter capsulatus isolated by transposon mutagenesis.

Screening of high temperature tolerant strains is important for photo-fermentative hydrogen production in natural conditions which exhibit wide temperature variations. Hence, a temperature-tolerant strain of Rhodobacter capsulatus was isolated by transposon mutagenesis. The mutant strain ...

Author(s) : Wei Xuan; Feng JiaLi; Cao Wen; Li Qing; Guo LieJin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

17. Biohythane production and microbial characteristics of two alternating mesophilic and thermophilic two-stage anaerobic co-digesters fed with rice straw and pig manure.

To investigate biohythane production and microbial behavior during temperature-phased (TP) anaerobic co-digestion (AcD) of rice straw (RS) and pig manure (PM), a mesophilic-thermophilic (M1-T1) AcD system and a thermophilic-mesophilic (T2-M2) AcD system were continuously operated for 95 days in...

Author(s) : Chen Hong; Huang Rong; Wu Jun; Zhang WenZhe; Han YunPing; Xiao BenYi; Wang DongBo; Zhou YaoYu; Liu Bing; Yu GuanLong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

18. Residue cornstalk derived biochar promotes direct bio-hydrogen production from anaerobic fermentation of cornstalk.

In this study, an innovative approach was proposed based on the implement of biochar derived from residue cornstalk left after anaerobic bio-hydrogen production (RCA-biochar) to improve direct bio-hydrogen production from anaerobic fermentation of cornstalk. The bio-hydrogen production potential...

Author(s) : Zhao Lei; Wang ZiHan; Ren HongYu; Chen Chuan; Nan Jun; Cao GuangLi; Yang ShanShan; Ren NanQi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

19. Effect of different aerobic hydrolysis time on the anaerobic digestion characteristics and energy consumption analysis.

Aerobic hydrolysis of stover before anaerobic digestion is beneficial to improve the biodegradability of corn stover. Aerobic hydrolysis of corn stover at 43°C was conducted to investigate the effects of hydrolysis time (0 h, 8 h, 16 h, and 24 h) on the degradation of lignocellulose from corn...

Author(s) : Qu JingBo; Sun Yong; Awasthi, M. K.; Liu Yuyingnan; Xu XinRui; Meng XiangHui; Zhang HongQiong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2021 Vol.320 No.Part A

20. Use of biochar as a possible means of minimizing phosphate fixation and external P requirement of acidic soil.

Phosphate fixation is a main factor limiting phosphate availability and reducing crop production in acidic soils. Although biochar addition has been suggested as a means of ameliorating acidic soils, questions remain about the impacts of biochar on phosphate fixation and availability in these...

Author(s) : Baninajarian, S.; Shirvani, M.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Journal of Plant Nutrition 2021 Vol.44 No.1 pp.59-73 ref.78

21. Potassium phosphate/magnesium oxide modified biochars: interfacial chemical behaviours and Pb binding performance.

Removal of lead (Pb) from aqueous solutions by biochar is a promising method. In this study, wheat straw biochar (WBC) was modified by phosphate/magnesium via pre-treatment of biomass and post-treatment of biochar, noting as WBC_PMA and WBC_PMB, respectively. Based on Fourier transform infrared...

Author(s) : Miao QiuCi; Li GuangHe

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.759

22. The transition temperature (42°c) from mesophilic to thermophilic micro-organisms enhances biomethane potential of corn stover.

Mesophilic and thermophilic digestion has long been considered as preferred temperature ranges for anaerobic digestion. However, in this study, the effects of temperatures (37, 42, 47, and 55°C) on the biomethane potential of corn stover were conducted with batch experiments, and the highest...

Author(s) : Liu Rui; Gong Hui; Xu Ying; Cai Chen; Hua Yu; Li Lei; Dai LingLing; Dai XiaoHu

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.759

23. Environmental-friendly coal gangue-biochar composites reclaiming phosphate from water as a slow-release fertilizer.

To solve the problem of limited adsorption efficiency of pristine biochar for phosphate, a novel biochar composite was prepared from different feedstocks and coal gangue by one facile-step pyrolysis method. The effects of pyrolysis temperature, adsorbent dosage, pH of the solution, and coexisting...

Author(s) : Wang Bing; Ma YueNa; Lee XinQing; Wu Pan; Liu Fang; Zhang XueYang; Li Ling; Chen Miao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.758

24. Photooxidation mechanism of As(III) by straw-derived dissolved organic matter.

Straw return-to-field is a common agronomic practice that would affect the physicochemical characteristics of the paddy soil and overlying water, but few studies have focused on the possible impacts of straw return on the conversion of pollutants. In this study, the photooxidation of As(III) in...

Author(s) : Liu ShaoChong; Tan Mengxi; Ge LiQiang; Zhu FengXiao; Wu Song; Chen Ning; Zhu ChangYin; Zhou DongMei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.757

25. Adsorption of Pb(II) and Cd(II) by magnetic activated carbon and its mechanism.

Magnetized activated carbons (MAC) were prepared by activating rape straw powder, and pyrolyzing at different temperatures, then magnetizing activated carbon by hydrothermal method. MAC-300 had the largest adsorption capacity of Pb(II) (253.2 mg/g) and Cd(II) (73.3 mg/g). The adsorption isotherms...

Author(s) : Zhang Zhen; Wang Tao; Zhang HuiXue; Liu YongHong; Xing BaoShan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.757