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Abstract                 Volume:4  Issue-11  Year-2016          Original Research Articles

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Bio-ethanol Extract from Banana (Musa acuminata) and Mango (Mangifera indica) Peelings
Anthoney Swamy* and Lasiti Timothy
Department of Chemistry, School of Science and Technology, University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, P.O. Box 2500, Eldoret, Kenya
*Corresponding author

This study was conceptualized to identify whether or not the banana and mango peelings will be a feasible source of bio-ethanol and to identify the significant effect of the amount of bio-waste used and length of the fermentation time on the net bio-ethanol yield. This study primarily aimed to extract bio-ethanol from banana (Musa acuminata) and mango (Mangifera indica) peelings which were subjected to the fermentation and distillation process, then a significant amount of bio-ethanol can be extracted. The amount of bio-ethanol yielded by banana peels was greater than that yielded by the mango peelings. Both the yields showed positive results of ethanol.

Keywords: Banana,mango, bio-ethanol, fermentation, peelings,musa acuminate, magnifera indica.
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How to cite this article:

Anthoney Swamy, T., and Lasiti Timothy. 2016. Bio-ethanol Extract from Banana (Musa acuminata) and Mango (Mangifera indica) Peelings.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 4(11): 30-33
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2016.411.005