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Optimisation of Oil Palm Trunk Sap Fermentation to Bioethanol

Rossyuhaida, Mohd Zakria and Chua, Gek Kee and Jolius, Gimbun and Nor Shahirah, Mohd Nasir and Sook, Fun Pang and Mohd Fazli, Farida Asras and Ahmad Ziad, Sulaiman and Cheng, C. K. and Wan Asma, Ibrahim (2014) Optimisation of Oil Palm Trunk Sap Fermentation to Bioethanol. In: The 27th International Symposium on Chemical Engineering (ISCHE 2014), 5-7 December 2014 , Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur. . (Unpublished)

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Malaysia has an abundant amount oil palm biomass (approx. 15 million tons annually) arising from replanting activities involving old oil palm aged above 20 years-old which has lower productivity. In some cases, the outer hard portion of the oil palm trunk is utilised for plywood manufacturing, but the soft inner portion is normally discarded. This soft inner portion contains a huge amount of sugar-rich sap that can be fermented into bioethano,

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Faculty of Industrial Sciences And Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2015 07:50
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2018 01:02
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