Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biotechnological Applications of Biomass

Edited by Thalita Peixoto Basso

University of São Paulo


Thiago Olitta Basso

University of São Paulo

Luiz Carlos Basso

University of São Paulo

Biotechnological Applications of Biomass provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of the art of biomass utilization in agriculture and pharmaceuticals. The information contained herein is useful to researchers and other readers interested in biomass utilization and production of bioproducts.

Order hardcopy
Biotechnological Applications of BiomassEdited by Thalita Peixoto Basso

Published: August 18th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.89320

ISBN: 978-1-83881-182-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-180-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-183-9

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

8608 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


Open access peer-reviewed

1. Biomass Conversion Technologies for Bioenergy Generation: An Introduction

By Abdurrahman Garba


Open access peer-reviewed

2. Biomass Pretreatment and Characterization: A Review

By Anthony Anukam and Jonas Berghel


Open access peer-reviewed

3. Getting Environmentally Friendly and High Added-Value Products from Lignocellulosic Waste

By Elizabeth Quintana Rodríguez, Domancar Orona Tamayo, José Nicacio González Cervantes, Flora Itzel Beltrán Ramirez, María Alejandra Rivera Trasgallo and Adriana Berenice Espinoza Martínez


Open access peer-reviewed

4. Laboratory Optimization Study of Sulfonation Reaction toward Lignin Isolated from Bagasse

By Rini Setiati, Septoratno Siregar and Deana Wahyuningrum


Open access peer-reviewed

5. Agroenergy from Residual Biomass: Energy Perspective

By Cintia de Faria Ferreira Carraro, André Celestino Martins, Ana Carolina da Silva Faria and Carla Cristina Almeida Loures


Open access peer-reviewed

6. The Potential of Biomass in Africa and the Debate on Its Carbon Neutrality

By Joan Nyika, Adeolu Adesoji Adediran, Adeniyi Olayanju, Olanrewaju Seun Adesina and Francis Odikpo Edoziuno


Open access peer-reviewed

7. A General Overview of Sweet Sorghum Genomics

By Raymundo Rosas-Quijano, Abraham Ontiveros-Cisneros, Noé Montes-García, Arturo Díaz-Franco, Alfredo Vázquez-Ovando and Didiana Gálvez-López


Open access peer-reviewed

8. Current Situation and Future Outlook of Forest Biomass Production and Its Utilization in Japan

By Takuyuki Yoshioka


Open access peer-reviewed

9. Location Analysis and Application of GIS in Site Suitability Study for Biogas Plant

By Emmanuel C. Chukwuma, Chinenye F. Okey-Onyesolu, Daniel C. Anizoba and Joseph I. Ubah


Open access peer-reviewed

10. Silvopastoral Systems for Energy Generation

By Cid Marcos Gonçalves Andrade, Sérgio Inácio Gomes, Mauro Antônio da Silva Sá Ravagnani and Eugênia Leandro Almeida


Open access peer-reviewed

11. Market Prospecting and Assessment of the Economic Potential of Glycerol from Biodiesel

By Alisson Dias da Silva Ruy, Ana Luíza Freitas Ferreira, Antônio Ésio Bresciani, Rita Maria de Brito Alves and Luiz Antônio Magalhães Pontes


Open access peer-reviewed

12. Collagen: From Waste to Gold

By Safiya Noorzai and Casparus J.R. Verbeek


Open access peer-reviewed

13. Composting of Pig Effluent as a Proposal for the Treatment of Veterinary Drugs

By Robson Evaldo Gehlen Bohrer, Mastrângello Enivar Lanzanova, Ramiro Pereira Bisognin, Marciel Redin, Eduardo Lorensi de Souza, Daniela Mueller de Lara, Divanilde Guerra, Danni Maisa da Silva, Maiara Figueiredo Ramires and Diego Armando Amaro Da Silva


Open access peer-reviewed

14. A Comparative Study of MSW to Emery in Oman

By Tariq Umar


Open access peer-reviewed

15. Production Pathways of Acetic Acid and Its Versatile Applications in the Food Industry

By Gunjan Deshmukh and Haresh Manyar


Open access peer-reviewed

16. Xylanase and Its Industrial Applications

By Abdul Basit, Wei Jiang and Kashif Rahim


Open access peer-reviewed

17. Chemical Modification of Xylan

By Djamila Kerrouche, Nabila Rouba and Vincent Chaleix


Open access peer-reviewed

18. The Application of Solid State Fermentation for Obtaining Substances Useful in Healthcare

By Łukasz Wajda and Magdalena Januszek


Open access peer-reviewed

19. Microalgae: The Multifaceted Biomass of the 21st Century

By Donald Tyoker Kukwa and Maggie Chetty


Open access peer-reviewed

20. Microalgae Cultivation in Photobioreactors Aiming at Biodiesel Production

By Mateus S. Amaral, Carla C.A. Loures, Fabiano L. Naves, Gisella L. Samanamud, Messias B. Silva and Arnaldo M.R. Prata


Open access peer-reviewed

21. Microalgae Growth under Mixotrophic Condition Using Agro-Industrial Waste: A Review

By Izabel Pereira, Adriano Rangel, Bruna Chagas, Bruno de Moura, Stela Urbano, Roberto Sassi, Fabiana Camara and Cíntia Castro


Open access peer-reviewed

22. Magnetic Field Application to Increase Yield of Microalgal Biomass in Biofuel Production

By Lucielen Oliveira Santos, Pedro Garcia Pereira Silva, Sharlene Silva Costa and Taiele Blumberg Machado


Open access peer-reviewed

23. Valorization of Lignocellulosic and Microalgae Biomass

By Edward Kwaku Armah, Maggie Chetty, Jeremiah Adebisi Adedeji and Donald Tyoker Kukwa


Open access peer-reviewed

24. Recent Advances in Algal Biomass Production

By Meghna Rajvanshi and Richard Sayre


Open access peer-reviewed

25. Use of Olive Mill Wastewaters as Bio-Insecticides for the Control of Potosia Opaca in Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.)

By Abdelilah Meddich, Abderrahim Boutasknit, Mohamed Anli, Meriame Ait Ahmed, Abdelilah El Abbassi, Hanane Boutaj, Mohamed Ait-El-Mokhtar and Ali Boumezzough


Open access peer-reviewed

26. Fungal Biomass Load and Aspergillus flavus in a Controlled Environment

By Alfred Mitema and Naser Aliye Feto


Open access peer-reviewed

27. Role of Decomposers in Agricultural Waste Management

By Nusrat Iqbal, Amrish Agrawal, Saurabh Dubey and Jitender Kumar


Open access peer-reviewed

28. Gasification of Biomass

By Thanh Phong Mai and Dinh Quan Nguyen


Open access peer-reviewed

29. Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Thermochemical Treatment for the Liquefaction of Lemon Bagasse in a Jacketed Vessel

By Brenno S. Leite, Daniel J.O. Ferreira, Sibele A.F. Leite and Vanessa F.C. Lins


Open access peer-reviewed

30. Investigation of Nonisothermal Combustion Kinetics of Isolated Lignocellulosic Biomass: A Case Study of Cellulose from Date Palm Biomass Waste

By Emmanuel Galiwango and Ali H. Al-Marzouqi


Open access peer-reviewed

31. Economics, Sustainability, and Reaction Kinetics of Biomass Torrefaction

By Temitope Olumide Olugbade


Open access peer-reviewed

32. Soft Sensors for Biomass Monitoring during Low Cost Cellulase Production

By Chitra Murugan


Edited Volume and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI

Order a hardcopy of the Edited Volume

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£159

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax Rate based on their country of residence. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase