NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Chemical Technology (IJCT) >
IJCT Vol.12 [2005] >
IJCT Vol.12(1) [January 2005] >


Title: Preservation of bagasse through the application of chemical preservatives
Authors: Yadav, K R
Chaudhari, A B
Sharma, R K
Kothari, R M
Keywords: Bagasse preservation
chemical preservatives
superior pulp
Issue Date: Jan-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeB27K 9/00; D21B 1/02
Abstract: Exposure of bagasse to 8 industrial preservatives such as sodium meta bisulphite (reducing agent), calcium hypochlorite and iodine (oxidizing agents) and Contaf-5E, Celphos, BU-30, liquid ammonia and quat-2C (broad spectrum fumigants/fungicides) was explored for its preservation at 200 kg scale for 6 months under ambient conditions, mimicking pulp and paper mill practices. Bacterial and fungal count, fiber and pith content, temperature, pH, reducing sugars (soluble content) and brightness were monitored at monthly frequency to judge the efficacy of the above preservatives. Among them, only Celphos appeared to be superior to others, besides being cost-effective, eco-friendly and practical preservative on the basis of parameters monitored. Its application is suggested until better preservative is identified.
Page(s): 7-11
ISSN: 0975-0991 (Online); 0971-457X (Print)
Source:IJCT Vol.12(1) [January 2005]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJCT 12(1) 7-11.pdf68.07 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 614 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 556614 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 15-Jul-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in