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Processing rice straw and husks as co-products

Code: 9781838792442
Nguyen Van Hung, Carlito Balingbing, James Quilty, Bjoern Ole Sander, Matty Demont and Martin Gummert, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), The Philippines

Chapter synopsis: This chapter focuses on by-product processing and management in the rice sector. The first section reviews rice residue availability. The following sections describe rice residue processing technologies, including on-field and off-field options. On-field processing focuses mainly on composting and incorporation into the soil, while off-field considers rice residue collection and use for energy and non-energy purposes. The chapter also covers value chain analysis and life cycle assessments of rice straw management

DOI: 10.19103/AS.2016.0003.18
Table of contents1 Introduction: rice by-products 2 Availability of rice straw and husks 3 In-field rice residue processing and management 4 Off-field rice residue processing and management 5 Using rice residues for energy production 6 Non-energy uses of rice residues 7 Summary 8 Future trends 9 Where to look for further information 10 References

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