Agricultural and Synthetic Polymers. Biodegradability and by J. Edward Glass and Graham Swift (Eds.)

By J. Edward Glass and Graham Swift (Eds.)

content material: Degradability of commodity plastics and area of expertise polymers : an outline / Graham fast --
Biodegradative methods and organic waste remedy : research and keep watch over / Gary S. Sayler and James W. Blackburn --
Insect symbionts : a promising resource of detoxifying enzymes / Samuel ok. Shen and Patrick F. Dowd --
Plastics recycling efforts spurred by means of matters approximately sturdy waste / Ann M. Thayer --
Plastic degradability and agricultural product usage / J. Edward Glass --
Polyethylene degradation and degradation items / Ann-Christine Albertsson and Sigbritt Karlsson --
Biodegradation of starch-containing plastics / J. Michael Gould, S.H. Gordon, L.B. Dexter, and C.L. Swanson --
Constraints on decay of polysaccharide-plastic blends / Michael A. Cole --
Biodegradation pathways of nonionic ethoxylates : effect of the hydrophobe constitution / L. Kravetz --
Biodegradation of polyethers / Fusako Kawai --
Biodegradable poly(carboxylic acid) layout / Shuichi Matsumura and Sadao Yoshikawa --
Biodegradation of man-made polymers containing ester bonds / Yutaka Tokiwa, Tadanao Ando, Tomoo Suzuki, and Kiyoshi Takeda --
Biodegradable polymers produced via free-radical ring-opening polymerization / William J. Bailey, Vijaya okay. Kuruganti, and Jay S. attitude --
In vitro and in vivo degradation of poly(L-lactide) braided multifilament yarns / Brian C. Benicewicz, S.W. Shalaby, Alastair J.T. Clemow, and Zale Oser --
Bioabsorbable fibers of p-dioxanone copolymers / R.S. Bezwada, S.W. Shalaby, and H.D. Newman, Jr. --
Monomers and polymers in keeping with mono- and disaccharides / Stoil ok. Dirlikov --
Polymers and oligomers containing furan jewelry / Alessandro Gandini --
Microbial fructan : creation and characterization / Y.W. Han and M.A. Clarke --
Coatings in accordance with brassylic acid (an erucic acid by-product) / David E. Chubin, James P. Kaczmarski, Zeying Ma, Daozhang Wang, and Frank N. Jones --
Synthesis and characterization of chlorinated rubber from low-molecular-weight guayule rubber / Shelby F. Thames and Kareem Kaleem --
Chemical amendment of lignocellulosic fibers to provide high-performance composites / Roger M. Rowell --
Cellulose and cellulose derivatives as liquid crystals / Richard D. Gilbert --
distinctiveness starches : use within the paper / Kenneth W. Kirby --
Saponified starch-g-poly(acrylonitrile-co-2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid) : effect of response variables on absorbency and wicking / George F. Fanta and William M. Doane --
Use of hemicelluloses and cellulose and degradation of lignin by means of Pleurotus sajor-caju grown on corn stalks / D.S. Chahal and J.M. Hachey.

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In An Introduction to the Study of Insects; Holt, Rinehart and Winston: New York, 1976; p 138. 2. Whittaker, R. ; Feeny, P. P. Science 1971, 171, 757. 3. Wicklow, D. T. In Coevolution of Fungi with Plants and Animals; Hawsworth, D. ; Pirozynski, K. A. ; Academic: New York, 1988; p 173. 4. Dowd, P. ; Smith, C. ; Sparks, T. C. Insect Biochem. 1983, 13, 453. 5. Dowd, P. F. In Natural Pesticides Volume V: Insect Attractants and Repellants; Morgan, E. ; Mandava, L. B. ; CRC Press: Boca Raton, in press.

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20. Dowd, P. F. J. Econ. Entomol. 1989, 82, 396. 21. Jurzitza, G. In Insect-Fungus Symbiosis; Batra, L. R. ; Allenheld and Osmun: Montclaire, 1979; p 65. ch003 RECEIVED January 30, 1990 Chapter 4 Plastics Recycling Efforts Spurred by Concerns About Solid Waste Ann M. ch004 Chemical and Engineering News, Northeast News Bureau, 379 Thornall Street, Edison, NJ 08837 With plastics taking up 20% of volume of municipal solid waste and costs of landfilling and incineration rising rapidly, waste reduction efforts focus on development of plastics recycling technology.

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