Agricultural and synthetic polymers biodegradability and utilization : developed from a symposium sponsored by the Divisions of Cellulose, Paper, and Textile Chemistry ; and Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering at the 197th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, Texas, April 9-14, 1989

Main Author: Glass, J. E.
Corporate Authors: American Chemical Society Cellulose, Paper, and Textile Division, American Chemical Society Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, American Chemical Society Meeting ( 1989, Dallas, Tex.)
Other Authors: Swift, Graham
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. American Chemical Society 1990, 1990
Series:ACS symposium series
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Collection: ACS Symposium Series - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes
  • an overview / Graham Swift
  • Biodegradative processes and biological waste treatment : analysis and control / Gary S. Sayler and James W. Blackburn
  • Insect symbionts : a promising source of detoxifying enzymes / Samuel K. Shen and Patrick F. Dowd
  • Plastics recycling efforts spurred by concerns about solid waste / Ann M. Thayer
  • Plastic degradability and agricultural product utilization / J. Edward Glass
  • Polyethylene degradation and degradation products / Ann-Christine Albertsson and Sigbritt Karlsson
  • Biodegradation of starch-containing plastics / J. Michael Gould, S.H. Gordon, L.B. Dexter, and C.L. Swanson
  • Constraints on decay of polysaccharide-plastic blends / Michael A. Cole
  • Biodegradation pathways of nonionic ethoxylates : influence of the hydrophobe structure / L. Kravetz
  • Biodegradation of polyethers / Fusako Kawai
  • production and characterization / Y.W. Han and M.A. Clarke
  • Coatings based on brassylic acid (an erucic acid derivative) / David E. Chubin, James P. Kaczmarski, Zeying Ma, Daozhang Wang, and Frank N. Jones
  • use in the paper industry / Kenneth W. Kirby
  • Saponified starch-g-poly(acrylonitrile-co-2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid) : influence of reaction variables on absorbency and wicking / George F. Fanta and William M. Doane
  • Use of hemicelluloses and cellulose and degradation of lignin by Pleurotus sajor-caju grown on corn stalks / D.S. Chahal and J.M. Hachey