wood sugar


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Synonyms for wood sugar

a sugar extracted from wood or straw

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The use of wood sugar molasses as a livestock feed supplement, for instance, dates to World War I (Colovos et al.
Thomas Jeffries, who leads the effort, reported that research sponsored by Xethanol "has improved the rate of ethanol production from xylose wood sugar by 22% and has increased the ethanol yield by 11% as compared to the control strain of yeast.
It can be cultured on wood sugar unlike conventional yeasts which are grown on molasses.
We know from our research that during the first 18 months of aging, a mold grows on the staves that affects the natural wood sugar development At about 18 months the mold dies off and wood development plateaus.
Jeffries reports that research sponsored by Xethanol "has improved the rate of ethanol production from xylose wood sugar by 22% and has increased the ethanol yield by 11% as compared to the control strain of yeast.