CHARACTERIZATION OF FAST GROWING TREES SPECIES FOR ETHANOL PRODUCTION

  • P. V. ANBU*, K. T. PARTHIBAN1, I. SEKAR U. SIVAKUMAR3,S.UMESHKANNA1 ,V. SARAVANA P. DURAIRASU1 1.DEPARTMENT OF TREE BREEDING, FOREST COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, METTUPALAYAM- 641301, TAMIL NADU, INDIA. 2.DEPARTMENT OF FOREST PRODUCTS AND UTILIZATION, FOREST COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURALUNIVERSITY, METTUPALAYAM - 641301, TAMIL NADU, INDIA. 3.DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL MICROBIOLOGY, TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, COIMBATORE, TAMIL NADU, INDIA. Corresponding author’s e-mail: pvanbu2007@gmail.com

Abstract

The fast growing trees were had the acceptable growth, chemical composition and morphological properties that make it suitable for ethanol recovery. The growth attained average level from 1.57m to 3.73m at the end of ninth month. The chemical composition such as higher proportion of holocellulose and lower content of lignin of the fast growing trees expected the more ethanol recovery with minimum recalcitrant. Due to long fiber length, wider fiber width, and wide lumen diameter with thin cell wall thickness of the fast growing trees were preferable for ethanol conversion.

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How to Cite
P. DURAIRASU1, P. V. ANBU*, K. T. PARTHIBAN1, I. SEKAR U. SIVAKUMAR3,S.UMESHKANNA1 ,V. SARAVANA. CHARACTERIZATION OF FAST GROWING TREES SPECIES FOR ETHANOL PRODUCTION. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 55, sep. 2014. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/151>. Date accessed: 21 sep. 2017.

Keywords

Fast growing trees, Growth, Ethanol, Anatomical properties, Chemical composition.