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wood vinegar

wood vinegar

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for pyroligneous acid
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Noun1.wood vinegar - a red-brown liquid formed in distillation of wood which contains acetic acid, methanol, acetone, wood oils, and tars
liquid - a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
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We want to promote EPN in combination or in complementation with other existing technologies such as the use of IMO, wood vinegar, organic mulching, vermicomposting, etc.
Wood vinegar can be produced at either small scale or large scale in villages, utilizing local resources and feedstock.
The benefit of this approach is a reduction in atmospheric pollution by collecting and condensing the released chemicals into a useful and inexpensive, non-synthetic pesticide, herbicide, and fungicide known as wood vinegar.
There were thirteen treatments including control (hand weeding), 100% and 50% application rate of three herbicides: Azimsulfuron+cafenstrole (AC), Mefenacet+pyrazosulfuron-ethyl (MPE) and Betazone+cyhalofop-butyl (BCB) and 6 combination of three types of herbicides at 50% recommended rate (RR) diluted with two types of pyroligneous acids: wood vinegar (WV) and rice vinegar (RV) at 500A- dilutions; laid out in randomized complete block design with four replications.
Termiticidal activity of wood vinegar, its components and their homologues.
Sugiura, whose expertise was in charcoal and wood vinegar production, began a movement to revive charcoal and to encourage new uses of charcoal, publishing a book: 'Introduction to Sunday Charcoal Making' (Kishimoto and Sugiura 1980).
A previous gem of his was the "Body and Sole Patch" which claimed to detox your system with wood vinegar if you stuck it to the sole of your foot.
Wood vinegar is the product obtained by distilling the smoke arising from burning wood and it is a complex mixture of 80-90% water, and 10-20% organic compounds.
The colour appears when sweat reconstitutes the wood vinegar.
A small patch containing Mandarin Wood Vinegar, reputed to have a natural warming effect, could increase thermal activity and stimulate circulation.
These Koyotakara sachets have wood vinegar, bamboo vinegar, chitin, chitosan, vitamin C, loquest leaf, tourmaline and pure silicate within them and vaguely resemble tea bags.