Kinetic Features of Xylan De-Polymerization in Production of Xylose Monomer and Furfural During Acid Pretreatment for Kenaf, Forage Sorghums and Sunn Hemp Feedstocks

Melvin Tucker, Srinivas Kamireddy,, Evguenii Kozliak, Yun Ji

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Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)86-98
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2014

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/JA-5100-63046


  • acid pretreatment
  • activation energy
  • kenaf
  • reaction kinetics
  • reaction order
  • sorghum brown-mid rib (BMR)
  • sorghum non brown-mid rib (SNBMR)
  • sunn hemp

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