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STRAWFRAC: The sequential extraction of value added products from wheat straw - LK0806


· To resume the industrial testing of hemicelluloses in paint formulation by ICI. BioComposites has a library of samples ready for evaluation.
· To characterise the hemicellulose samples with respect to the branching ratios and carboxyl content.
· To continue providing cellulose samples for evaluation by UCB Sidac.

Project Documents
• Executive Summary : Sequential Extraction of Value-Added Products from Wheat Straw   (31k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2003

Cost: £894,500
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of Wales, Bangor
Arable Farming              
Cereal Production              
Fields of Study
Non-Food Crops