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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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The amino acid profile of the biomass protein produced on large scale by using banana peel is discussed in Table-2.
"Our army of environmental champions will be on-hand to make sure water bottles and banana peels find their way into our recycling bins."
Thus, sun-dried banana peel has the potential to replace sorghum silage, which is more costly, without affecting the quality and composition of cheese and milk, also contributing to a lower environmental impact of agroindustries that generate this by-product.
We recently demonstrated the antibacterial activity of chitosan membranes associated with unripe banana peel against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli [9].
For unripe banana peel, seven groups were formed, with averages ranging from 54.75 to 89.64%, respectively in 'Caipira' (AAA) and 'Mysore' (AAB) cultivars (Table 3).
Dumwald-Wagner model gave good correlations for most of the combinations like 0.85 to 0.96 for the banana peel. However, in no case, the plot passed through the origin, which shows that the intra-particle diffusion was not the sole process controlling adsorption.
Keywords: Banana peel; Arsenate ions; Sorption; Kinetics; Adsorption isotherms.
A silica gel column chromatography of ethanol extract (60 g) of the unripe banana peel was performed.
The 16-year-old student from ystanbul spent two years perfecting a way to make a bioplastic out of banana peel that could, in turn, be used for the electrical insulation of cables.
Banana peel contains several ingredients that increase levels of serotonin, the happy hormone.
Uneven paving surfaces, debris and oil on the pavement, trip hazards, potholes, parking bumpers, and the old fashion banana peel are just some of the potential obstacles awaiting clients within the first 100 feet between his or her car and the front door.
Don't throw that banana peel in the compost just yet: It could help clean toxic stuff from river water, Brazilian researchers reported online February 16 in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.