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Composition and Antifungal Activity of the Essential Oil of the Brazilian Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
The antifungal activity of essential oil (EO) from the Brazilian epazote (Chenopodium ambrosioides L.) was evaluated by the poison food assay at concentrations of 0.3%, 0.1%, and 0.05% with eightExpand
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Identification of the major fungitoxic component of cinnamon bark oil
The study was done to identify the most active fungitoxic component of cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) oil that can be used as a marker for standardization of cinnamon extract or oil basedExpand
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Major Antifungals in Nutmeg Essential Oil against Aspergillus flavus and A. ochraceus
Aiming to substitute toxic synthetic fungicides, the activity of nutmeg ( Myristica fragrans ) essential oil (EO, obtained by hydrodistillation) was investigated against two important storage fungi-Expand
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Composition, antifungal activity and main fungitoxic components of the essential oil of Mentha piperita L.
Twenty-one components (93.9% of the total chromatographic peak area) were tentatively identified in the essential oil (EO) of Mentha piperita L., based on Kovats retention indices (RIs), a massExpand
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Chemical composition and antifungal activity of the hexane extract of the Brazilian Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Hydroextraction of the Brazilian Chenopodium ambrosioides L. produced a very low yield (0.3%) of the essential oil (EO) with a good activity against eight important fungi. Aiming to improve the yieldExpand
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EFFECT OF EXTRACTIVES ON WOOD COLOR OF HEAT TREATED Pinus radiata AND Eucalyptus pellita
Heat treatment can change wood color without any use of environmentally harmful chemicals, and the efficiency of this process depends on the raw material to be treated. The objective of this studyExpand
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Biorefinery Review: Wide-Reaching Products Through Kraft Lignin
This review details the structure of lignin and curates information on the characteristics that this polymer must have for each specific use. Lignin is a by-product of the pulp and paper industry andExpand
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Effect of Ultrasound and Xylanase Treatment on the Physical-Mechanical Properties of Bleached Eucalyptus Kraft Pulp
The modification on the fiber structure of bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp is a very attractive alternative for improve- ments in the properties of paper production. The enzymatic treatment byExpand
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Impacts of the carboxymethylcellulose adsorption onto eucalyptus bleached fibers and their effects on paper properties
Eucalyptus is becoming one of the most important fiber sources for papermaking worldwide. Ongoing scientific and technical advances with eucalyptus fibers are directed at modifying fiber propertiesExpand
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