bagasse


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

bagasse

[bəgas′]
Etymology: Fr, cane trash
the crushed fibers or the residue of sugarcane, a source of the thermophilic actinomycetes antigen that is a cause of bagassosis hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

bagasse

the fibrous residue of sugar cane after the extraction of the sugar juice. Used as a fibrous diluent for heavy grain and molasses diets.
References in periodicals archive ?
Therefore, and extensive research should be conducted to study the optimization of acid used in impregnation method, in order to produce a better performance of sugarcane bagasse activated carbon.
The main characteristic peak of bagasse sheet are the stretching and bending vibration of hydrogen bonding OH group 3276 and 1650 cm-1, respectively.
PTPN X has optimized the sue of solid waste in the form of bagasse to generate energy.
Samples of the following plastics were tested: bagasse, a bagasse bamboo blend, polylactic acid (PLA), wheatstraw, fiber pulp, potato starch, and a bamboo bulrush wheatstraw blend.
Eight samples of wet-stored bagasse (WSB) were collected periodically (every 30 to 35 d of storage).
This highly efficient cogeneration plant for the production of electricity and steam is powered by bagasse, a fibrous component of sugar cane that is left over after sugar production.
As much as 50%o of the country's energy needs--or 3,000 megawatts--could be provided by the burning of bagasse, the fiber left over after sugarcane is crushed at 56 sugar refineries in Cuba believed to have biomass potential.
In a country that is the second largest sugarcane producer, bagasse (fibrous matter found in sugarcane stalks) is a more widely used commodity to provide a renewable source of energy and also support cogeneration plants.
We evaluated the effects of using 2 varieties of biochar: (i) bagasse (residues of sugarcane stalks after juice extraction), and (ii) biosolids.
The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of pre-treatment of bagasse with cellulase enzyme, different concentration of bagasse, different carbon sources, fermentation time and temperature on penicillin production in SSF using Penicillium chrysogenum.
Lignocellulosic biomass such as sugarcane bagasse is mainly used for production of ethyl alcohol, sugar and spirits [4].
Biodegradable composites reinforced with bagasse fiber before and after chemical treatments were prepared and mechanical properties were investigated.