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vinasse

[və′nas]
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Residue from the fermentation of molasses or grapes; used as a fertilizer and a source of potassium salts. Also known as schlempe.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Garcia-Cruz, "Properties of a biosurfactant produced by Bacillus pumilus using vinasse and waste frying oil as alternative carbon sources," Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, vol.
Vinasse from the ethanol industry is one of the major environmental pollutants.
Thesis, Study on fermentation technology of production of the fuel ethanol from Canna edulis Ker or corn and feed stuff by lacti- transformation from vinasse,Southern Yangtze University, (2004).
Some countries like Brazil have already begun using residues from the fields as a source of energy (bagasse and leaves) and of bio-fertilizers (vinasse).
Agricultural use of three (sugar-beet) vinasse composts: Effect on crops and chemical properties of a Cambisol soil in the Guadalquivir river valley (SW Spain).
Only half of the conduits where they deposit the vinasse [fertiliser] are made from cement.
The sugar cane processing leads to additional environmental problems, such as depleting oxygen in water systems by resulting waste water (12 liter of a red acid fluid with an extremely high oxygen demand in waste water treatment, called 'bagasse' or 'vinasse', are a side product of 1 liter of ethanol produced), and air pollution caused by sugar cane straw incineration.