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Title: Bioethanol production from acid pretreated water hyacinth by separate hydrolysis and fermentation
Authors: Satyanagalakshmi, K
Sindhu, R
Binod, P
Janu, K U
Rajeev K Sukumaran
Pandey, A
Keywords: Wheat-straw
Water hyacinth
Sulphuric acid
Lignocellulosic biomass
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: NISCAIR
Citation: Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research 70(2):156-161;Feb 2011
Abstract: This study evaluated water hyacinth as feedstock for bioethanol production. Among different organic and mineral acids tested on pretreatment of water hyacinth, H2SO4 was found to be effective. Structural changes before and after pretreatment were evaluated by SEM, FTIR and XRD analysis. Various process parameters on hydrolysis of H2SO4 pretreated water hyacinth were optimized. Under optimized conditions, bioethanol (0.292% w/v) was obtained with an actual efficiency of 59.3%.
ISSN: 0022-4456
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