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An anatomical comparison between bunch and fruit of oil palm with pineapple leaf and three woods from plantations in Costa Rica
(Journal of Oil Palm Research, 2013-04)
Elaeis guineensis, Ananas comusus and forest plantations are planted widely in Costa Rica; however their residues (8000 t) are not utilised. The main objective of this work was to undertake an anatomical description of the ...
Physical, mechanical and hydration kinetics of particleboards manufactured with woody biomass (Cupressus lusitanica, Gmelina arborea, Tectona grandis), agricultural resources, and Tetra Pak packages
(Waste Management and Research vol.32 no.2 106-114 2014, 2014-02-11)
Lignocellulosic wastes resulting from agricultural activities as well as Tetra Pak residues from urban centres can cause significant levels of pollution. A possible action to minimize this problem is to use them in the ...
The manufacture and properties of oil palm and pineapple leaf fiberboard panels
(WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, 2014)
Particleboards were manufactured from oil palm fruit, the oil palm mesocarp fiber of Elaeis guineensis, the leaves of pineapple (Ananas comosus) and the sawdust from three fast-growing species of trees (Gmelina arborea, ...