Did termites help Katrina destroy New Orleans floodwalls?
The Formosan subterranean termite originates from China, where it has been known to damage levees since the 1950s. Besides eating at bagasse
seams, the termites may have contributed to the destruction of the levees of New Orleans by digging networks of tunnels, which can cause "piping," sen...
Imports from Latin America may help US meet energy goals, study finds
...nd efforts to establish systems for certification of sustainable production.
Sugarcane dominates potential supply among the crops studied while bagasse
the crushed stalk residue from sugarcane processing and forest industry residues are the principle sources among potential cellulosic supplies.
Developing uses for sugar-cane bagasse: Biotechnology applied to the paper industry
...production). The industry absorbs 10% of the world bagasse
production. This material offers several advantage...wer energy and bleaching chemical requirements for bagasse
refining. Such a process is also a convenient mean...his enzyme breaks down the lignin in the fibres of bagasse
used as substrate in these trials, transforming th...