Extramural Research - People, Prosperity and the Planet
2014/2014 Project Descriptions
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EPA Grant Number: SU835534
Title: Eco-friendly Additives for Biodegradation of Agricultural Mulches
University of Tennessee at Knoxville’s green materials team is developing soil additives that can trigger the microbial degradation of eco-friendly plastic agricultural mulches. The team hopes to make these eco-friendly mulches even greener by speeding up the time it takes for them to biodegrade.
Challenge Area(s): Materials & Chemistry