Recent Advances In Substrate Preparation

Lignocellulosics account for about 60 of the total plant biomass and are the most abundant natural raw material present on the Earth. These are produced through photosynthetic reactions operating inside the cells of green plants and the net dry biomass production by plants is estimated to be 155 billion tons per year 187 . Lignocellulosics contain mainly cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin. This inexhaustible and renewable natural source can be utilized through microbes for the production of...