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Thermomechanical pulping (TMP), chemithermomechanical pulping (CTMP) and biothermomechanical pulping (BTMP) of bugweed (Solanum mauritianum) and Pinus Patula
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
In this study the mechanical pulping characteristics of Solanum mauritianum (Bugweed) were investigated using Thermomechanical (TMP), Chemithermomechanical (CTMP) and Biothermomechanical (BTMP) methods. Results were compared ...
Synthesis, characterisation and evaluation of slow nitrogen release organic soil conditioners from South African technical lignins
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Today there is renewed interest in using technical lignins and similar ligneous materials as soil fertilising materials as they are available in large quantities from the pulping and agricultural ...
Fungal pretreatment of unextracted and pressurized hot water extracted Eucalyptus Grandis wood chips
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Unextracted (control) and PHWe Eucalyptus grandis wood chips were pulped at 15% active alkali (AA) and 1% antraquinone (AQ). Another batch of wood chips were then inoculated with fungal co-cultures of ...