PART I: General.
1. Agro-Industrial Residue Utilization for Industrial Biotechnology Products; Erick J. Vandamme.
2. Pre-treatment of Agro-Industrial Residues; Poonam Singh Nigam, Nutan Gupta and Ashish Anthwal. PART II: Production of Industrial Products Using Agro-Industrial Residues as Substrates.
3. Production of Organic Acids from Agro-Industrial Residues; Poonam Singh Nigam.
4. Biofuels; Soham Chattopadhyay, Asmita Mukerji and Ramkrishna Sen.
5. Production of Protein-Enriched Feed Using Agro-Industrial Residues as Substrates; J. Obeta Ugwuanyi, Brian McNeil and Linda M. Harvey.
6. Aroma Compounds; Syed G. Dastager.
7. Production of Bioactive Secondary Metabolites; Poonam Singh Nigam.
8. Microbial Pigments; Sumathy Babitha.
9. Production of Mushrooms Using Agro-Industrial Residues as Substrates; Antonios N. Philippousis.
10. Solid-State Fermentation Technology for Bioconversion of Biomass and Agro-industrial Residues; Poonam Singh Nigam and Ashok Pandey. PART III: Biotechnological Potential of Agro-Industrial Residues for Bioprocesses.
11. Cassava Bagasse; Rojan P. John.
12. Sugarcane Bagasse; Binod Parameswaran.
13. Edible Oil Cakes; Swetha Sivaramakrishnan and Dhanya Gangadharan.
14. Biotechnological Potential of Fruit Processing Industry Residues; Diomi Mamma, Evangelos Topakas, Christina Vafiadi and Paul Christakopoulos.
15. Wine Industry Residues; Bo Jin and Joan M. Kelly.
16. Biotechnological Potential of Brewing Industry By-products; Solange I. Mussatto.
17. Biotechnological Potential of Cereal (Wheat & Rice) Straw and Bran Residues; Hongzhang Chen, Ye Yang and Jianxing Zhang.
18. Palm Oil Industry Residues; Mynepalli K.C. Sridhar and Olugbenga O. AdeOluwa. PART IV: Enzymes Degrading Agro-Industrial Residues and their Production.
19. Amylolytic Enzymes; Dhanya Gangadharan and Swetha Sivaramakrishnan.
20. Cellulolytic Enzymes; Reeta Rani Singhania.
21. Pectinolytic Enzymes; Nicemol Jacob.
22. Ligninolytic Enzymes; K.N. Niladevi. PART V: Bioconversion of Agro-Industrial Residues.
23. Anaerobic Treatment of Solid Agro-Industrial Residues; Michael Ward and Poonam Singh Nigam.
24. Vermicomposting of Agro-Industrial Processing Waste; V.K. Garg and Renuka Gupta.
Residues from agriculture and the food industry consist of many and varied wastes, in total accounting for over 250 million tonnes of waste per year in the UK alone. Biotechnological processing of these residues would allow these waste products to be used as a resource, with tremendous potential. An extensive range of valuable and usable products can be recovered from what was previously considered waste: including fuels, feeds and pharmaceutical products. In this way Biotechnology can offer many viable alternatives to the disposal of agricultural waste, producing several new products in the process.
This book presents up-to-date information on a biotechnology approach for the utilisation of agro-industrial residues, presenting chapters with detailed information on materials and bioconversion technology to obtain products of economic importance:
The production of industrial products using agro-industrial residues as substrates
The biotechnological potential of agro-industrial residues for bioprocesses
Enzymes degrading agro-industrial residues and their production
Bioconversion of agro-industrial residues.
Written by experts in Biotechnological processing of Agro-Industrial Residues, this book will provide useful information for academic researchers and industry scientists working in biotechnology, waste management, agriculture and the food industry.
Concise biotechnology reference book
Agricultural waste utilisation
Agri-industrial residue bioconversion
Bio-products from agricultural wastes