TITLE

UK team gives straw an industrial makeover

PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);2/1/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7587, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the effort of scientists at Bangor University in Wales to convert wheat straw for industrial purposes. Possible uses of the straw; Budget for the project.
ACCESSION #
6139529

 

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