Utilization of agricultural and food waste and by-products by biotechnology

Poonam Singh - Nee Nigam, D Singh, A Pandey

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Biotechnology as ``microbial technology'' is one of the most applied technologies. This technology employing microbiological systems and their products, can be explored for the utilization of various wastes and by-products originating from agriculture, food and related industries. Biotechnology has established various applications In environment, agriculture, food, dairy and meat Industries, Fermentation technology such as solid-state cultivation process can be applied in more effective way in the biotransformation and biological upgrading of crop, agricultural and food industry by-products for improved or upgraded qualities. This article discusses the potential utilisation of various wastes for pollution control, safe disposal and recycling through biotechnology. story': Genistein and Saponins.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-31
JournalAgro Food Industry Hi-Tech
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - May 2001


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