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Pretreatment of Agricultural Crop Residues for Conversion to High-Value Products

  • Anette Skammelsen Schmidt
  • Anne Belinda Bjerre
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Abstract

Lignocellulosic biomass residues from agricultural crops, e.g. straw and sugar-beet pulp, as well as new alternative industrial crops such as flax, kenaf, hemp, miscanthus and willow, are potential raw materials for production of several high-value products, including energy, ethanol, enzymes, xylitol and biofibres. These renewable raw materials look promising to replace environmentally unfriendly fossil hydrocarbons, and hence, creating “green” products.

Keywords

Wheat Straw Solid Fraction Filter Cake Chlorine Dioxide Thermophilic Anaerobic Bacterium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anette Skammelsen Schmidt
    • 1
  • Anne Belinda Bjerre
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Science and Technology DepartmentRisø National LaboratoryRoskildeDenmark

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