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Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

, Volume 17, Issue 1–3, pp 105–116 | Cite as

A process study of the biothermal conversion of water hyacinths to methane

Scientific note
  • R. S. Butner
  • D. C. Elliott
  • L. J. Sealock
  • D. P. Chynoweth
Session 1 Scientific Notes

Index Entries

Biothermal gasification high-moisture feed-stocks biomass wastes 

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© The Humana Press Inc 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. Butner
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. C. Elliott
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. J. Sealock
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. P. Chynoweth
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Pacific Northwest LaboratoryRichland
  2. 2.University of FloridaGainesville

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