Introduction.- Brief description of pulp- and paper-making process.- Tree improvement.- Biodebarking.- Biodepitching.- Bioretting.- Biopulping.- Biobleaching.- Biodeinking.- Fiber modification.- Removal of shives.- Production of dissolving grade pulp.- Biological treatment of pulp paper mill effluent.- Slime control.- Stickies control.- Enzymatic modification of starch.- Biofiltration of odourous gasses.- Management/utilisation of waste water treatment sludges.- Integrated Forest Biorefinery.
This book provides the most up-to-date information available on various biotechnological processes useful in the pulp and paper industry. Each of the twenty chapters covers a specific biotechnological process or technique, discussing the advantages, limitations, and future prospects of the most important and popular processes used in the industry. Topics covered include tree improvement, pulping, bleaching, deinking, fiber modification, biosolids management, and biorefining.
More comprehensive coverage of all aspects of biotechnology in the pulp and paper industries
Up-to-date with current and emerging technologies
Focuses on environmentally friendly processes that are popular in the pulp and paper industry