Steam Explosion as the Pretreatment Method for Ethanol Production from Orange Peel Waste

J. M. Patra; S. S. Panda; N. K. Dhal

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 243-246

  Citrus fruits world production is estimated to be over 88 million tons per year, and oranges alone account for about 55% of such amount. Orange peel waste (OPW) is the solid residue of membranes, cores, juice sacs, etc which represents over 50% of the processed fruits. Its disposal is of great concern ...  Read More