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Biodegradation and Feasibility of Three Pleurotus Species on Cigarette Filters

@inproceedings{Updyke2014BiodegradationAF,
  title={Biodegradation and Feasibility of Three Pleurotus Species on Cigarette Filters},
  author={Raymond Updyke},
  year={2014}
}
  • Raymond Updyke
  • Published 2014
  • Chemistry
  • This study was designed to evaluate the biodegradation and feasibility of growing three oyster mushroom species Pleurotus ostreatus, Pleurotus citrinopileatus, and Pleurotus djamor on three different cigarette filter waste substrates: intact cigarette filters, blended cigarette filters, and smoked, intact cigarette filters. Cigarette filters are a common waste and are made primarily of cellulose acetate. Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.) have been shown to degrade synthetic polymers similar to… CONTINUE READING

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