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The dry, fibrous residue remaining after the extraction of juice from the crushed stalks of sugarcane, used as a source of cellulose for some paper products.

[French, from Spanish bagazo, dregs, from Latin bāca, berry.]


1. (Plants) the pulp remaining after the extraction of juice from sugar cane or similar plants: used as fuel and for making paper, etc
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) Also called: megass or megasse a type of paper made from bagasse fibres
[C19: from French, from Spanish bagazo dregs, refuse, from baga husk, from Latin bāca berry]



crushed sugarcane or beet refuse from sugar making.
[1820–30; < French < American Spanish, Sp bagazo < Latin bāca berry]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bagasse - the dry dusty pulp that remains after juice is extracted from sugar cane or similar plants
pulp - a mixture of cellulose fibers
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From baggasse 35.51 GWh or 0.25 percent electricity was generated at the cost of Rs 6.21 per unit.
A total 9,717.38 Gwh electricity was generated during the said period and the hydel share stood at 22.94 per cent, coal 10.34 per cent, Furnace Oil 4.95 per cent, local Gas 18.42 per cent, RLNG 30.83 per cent, nuclear 7.67 per cent wind 2.75 per cent and Baggasse 0.68 per cent.
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There were also uneasiness over the policy about renewable power projects, particularly wind, solar and baggasse and Mr Khokhar felt it opportune to take an exit so he could protect himself and delay a series of policy decisions until the next government.
The 86.39 GWh was generated through baggasse at cost of Rs 6.25 and 188.75 GWh and 48.78 was purchased from wind and solar respectively.
However, the lowest PDI values for cello-oligomers formed from sago pith waste and sugarcane baggasse samples were 3.02 and 9.78, respectively (Table 1).
Trichoderma viride was grown in 5% wheat bran medium containing banana stem waste and baggasse as growth substrates.
The production of enzyme was carried out using submerged fermentation technique and three agro roughages namely wheat bran, rice husk and sugar cane baggasse were used as substrates.
The shoots were then planted in plastic containers (70 hole of 121 cm3 capacity) and filled with an organic matter (humus and sugarcane mill baggasse): Zeolite (1:1) mixture.
We are expecting construction of 11 Wind Power Projects and 14 Baggasse based projects to begin shortly.
Agricultural waste - wheat, canola straw, cotton stalks, cotton gin waste, sugarcane tops, baggasse, rice straw and husks, and banana - are its main raw materials.