Oil palm fiber biodegradation: physico-chemical and structural relationships

Oil palm fiber biodegradation: physico-chemical and structural relationships Planta (2017) 246:567–577 DOI 10.1007/s00425-017-2717-5 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Oil palm fiber biodegradation: physico-chemical and structural relationships 1 2 1 • • • Farah Nadia Omar Halimatun Saadiah Hafid Azhari Samsu Baharuddin 1 3 Mohd Afandi P. Mohammed Jaafar Abdullah Received: 30 April 2017 / Accepted: 7 June 2017 / Published online: 15 June 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract of the phenolic content, as well as lower stress–strain Main conclusion X-ray microtomography results curves of the pre-treated fibers compared to the untreated revealed that delignification process damaged the oil ones (from tensile testing). It is suggested that P. san- palm fibers, which correlated well with reduction of guineus preferred to consume the outer layer of the fiber, lignin components and increase of the phenolic content. before it penetrates through the cellular structure of the inner fiber. Biodegradation investigation of natural fibers normally focuses on physico-chemical analysis, with less emphasis Keywords Oil palm fiber degradation  Solid-state on physical aspect like fiber structures affect from micro- fermentation  Microtomography bial activity. In this work, the performance of Pycnoporus sanguineus to delignify oil palm empty fruit bunch fibers through solid-state fermentation utilizing various ratio of Introduction POME sludge was reported. In addition http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Planta Springer Journals

Oil palm fiber biodegradation: physico-chemical and structural relationships

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Life Sciences; Plant Sciences; Agriculture; Ecology; Forestry
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