Journal of Chemistry

Chemical Management and Treatment of Agriculture and Food Industries Wastes


Publishing date
01 Apr 2019
Status
Published
Submission deadline
16 Nov 2018

Lead Editor

1University of Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain

2University of Jaén, Jaén, Spain

3University of Patras, Patras, Greece


Chemical Management and Treatment of Agriculture and Food Industries Wastes

Description

Agriculture and related industries are one of the most strategic sectors for many countries. Agricultural residues are obtained from crops and livestock residues. Currently, the worldwide total harvest areas of cereals, primary oil crops, pulses, roots and tubers, and primary fiber crops are around 721.4×106, 301.9×106, 85.2×106, 61.9×106, and 37.7×106 ha, respectively. The worldwide industrial production of raw centrifugal sugar, molasses, oil palm, and oil soybean is around 176.9×106, 61.0×106, 57.3×106, and 45.7×106 tones, respectively. In general, the agro-food industry is increasingly modern and automated with a single objective that is to increase its production to meet the needs of the market and fulfill the economic objectives. Parallel to these agricultural and industrial activities, large volumes of solid and liquid residues are generated that present a serious environmental problem in the case of not being well treated or managed. Considering the current social and scientific development, all these residues nowadays can be transformed to byproducts with the aim to be reused as a new product useful to the society.

This special issue tries to receive works to establish the state of the art for the agricultural and food industries residues, either in solid or in liquid state. The special issue will welcome manuscripts about the management and treatment methods of solid and liquid wastes. Special attention will be given to works about the valorization of wastes as a source for sustainable bioenergy, water recirculation, and waste composting, where conventional and unconventional techniques are used. Methods for the exploitation of forest and municipal wood wastes for energy generation will also be considered. We invite investigators to submit original research manuscripts and reviews to this special issue.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Agricultural crop residues for energy recovery and animal feed
  • Food industries residues for water and energy regeneration
  • Wastes management and composting
  • Residues from industrial oil crops: management and treatment
  • Residues of olive industries: management and treatment
  • Lignocellulosic wastes as feedstocks for biofuels and biochar production
  • Waste conversion to biogas, compost, and fertilizers
  • Wastewater treatment methods
  • Waste management and policies
  • Advances in liquid and solid state wastes treatment techniques and management
  • Separation of phenolic compounds with high added value from agro-industrial wastes
  • Valorization of agriculture and industrial byproducts to new useful products

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2019
  • - Article ID 4089175
  • - Editorial

Chemical Management and Treatment of Agriculture and Food Industries Wastes

Gassan Hodaifa | Alberto J. Moya López | Christakis Paraskeva
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2019
  • - Article ID 4547378
  • - Research Article

Cochineal Waxy Residues as Source of Policosanol: Chemical Hydrolysis and Enzymatic Transesterification

Emilia Ramos-Zambrano | Pedro Herrera-Serrano | ... | Alma Leticia Martínez-Ayala
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2019
  • - Article ID 5376452
  • - Research Article

Lauric Acid-Modified Nitraria Seed Meal Composite as Green Carrier Material for Pesticide Controlled Release

Bo Bai | Xiaohui Xu | ... | Yourui Suo
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2019
  • - Article ID 4329609
  • - Research Article

Preparation of Pore-Size Controllable Activated Carbon from Rice Husk Using Dual Activating Agent and Its Application in Supercapacitor

Khu Le Van | Thuy Luong Thi Thu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 3951540
  • - Research Article

Potential of Duckweed (Lemna minor) for the Phytoremediation of Landfill Leachate

M. K. Daud | Shafaqat Ali | ... | Shui Jin Zhu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 6758794
  • - Research Article

Three-Dimensional Excitation and Emission Fluorescence-Based Method for Evaluation of Maillard Reaction Products in Food Waste Treatment

Jiaze Liu | Jun Yin | ... | Dongsheng Shen
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 9217815
  • - Research Article

Comparison of Diazinon Toxicity to Temperate and Tropical Freshwater Daphnia Species

Thanh-Luu Pham | Ha Manh Bui
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 7918583
  • - Research Article

Co-composting of Olive Mill Waste and Wine-Processing Waste: An Application of Compost as Soil Amendment

Z. Majbar | K. Lahlou | ... | Z. Rais
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