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Issue No.Vol. No. 2 Issue No. 1 - Publication Year 2013

AuthorAhmad H. Rajab Aljuboori

Article TitleOil Palm Biomass Residue In Malaysia : Availability And Sustainability

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Release Date25-07-2013


Oil palm plantations cover over 5 million hectares of land in Malaysia. This large area of plantations generates massive amount of oil palm biomass residue. Plantations and mill plants are the main sites of biomass residue generation. Oil palm biomass residue is classied into six types as oil palm frond (OPF), oil palm trunk (OPT), empty fruit bunch (EFB), mesocarp fibre, palm kernel shell (PKS) and palm oil mill effluent (POME). This report presents the generation rates and amounts of each type of biomass residue during the period of 2008 to 2012.

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