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2022
Merino D., Quilez-Molina A. I., Perotto G., Bassani A., Spigno G., Athanassiou A.
A second life for fruit and vegetable waste: A review on bioplastic films and coatings for potential food protection applications
Green Chemistry
2022
Fiorentini C., Bassani A., Duserm Garrido G., Merino D., Perotto G., Athanassiou A., Perantie J., Halonen N., Spigno G.
High-pressure autohydrolysis process of wheat straw for cellulose recovery and subsequent use in PBAT composites preparation
Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, vol. 39
2021
Merino D., Alvarez A. V.
Advanced applications of green materials in agriculture
Applications of Advanced Green Materials, Publisher: Woodhead Publishing in Materials, Elsevier
2021
Merino D., Bertolacci L., Paul U.C., Simonutti R., Athanassiou A.
Avocado Peels and Seeds: Processing Strategies for the Development of Highly Antioxidant Bioplastic Films
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 13, (no. 32), pp. 38688-38699
2021
Merino D., Paul U.C., Athanassiou A.
Bio-based plastic films prepared from potato peels using mild acid hydrolysis followed by plasticization with a polyglycerol
Food Packaging and Shelf Life, vol. 29
2021
Merino D., Salcedo M.F., Mansilla A.Y., Casalongue C.A., Alvarez V.A.
Development of Sprayable Sodium Alginate-Seaweed Agricultural Mulches with Nutritional Benefits for Substrates and Plants
Waste and Biomass Valorization, vol. 12, (no. 11), pp. 6035-6043
2021
Merino D., Simonutti R., Perotto G., Athanassiou A.
Direct transformation of industrial vegetable waste into bioplastic composites intended for agricultural mulch films
Green Chemistry, vol. 23, (no. 16), pp. 5956-5971
2021
Merino D., Iglesias M.J., Mansilla A.Y., Casalongue C.A., Alvarez V.A.
FIGHTING AGAINST PLANT SALINE STRESS: DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL BIOACTIVE COMPOSITE BASED ON BENTONITE AND L-PROLINE
Clays and Clay Minerals, vol. 69, (no. 2), pp. 232-242
2020
Tomadoni B., Merino D., Casalongué C., Alvarez V. A.
Biodegradable Materials for Planting Pots
Advanced Applications of Bio-degradable Green Composites, Publisher: Materials Research Forum
2020
Merino D., Alvarez V.A.
Green Microcomposites from Renewable Resources: Effect of Seaweed (Undaria pinnatifida) as Filler on Corn Starch–Chitosan Film Properties
Journal of Polymers and the Environment, vol. 28, (no. 2), pp. 500-516
2020
Merino D., Tomadoni B., Salcedo M.F., Mansilla Y. A., Casalongue C., Alvarez V. A.
Nanoclay as Carriers of Bioactive Molecules Applied to Agriculture
Handbook of Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications, Publisher: Springer, Cham
2020
Merino D., Alvarez V.A.
Thermal degradation of poly (ε-caprolactone) nanocomposites with soy lecithin-modified bentonite fillers
Thermochimica Acta, vol. 689
2019
Merino D., Mansilla A.Y., Casalongue C.A., Alvarez V.A.
Effect of Nanoclay Addition on the Biodegradability and Performance of Starch-Based Nanocomposites as Mulch Films
Journal of Polymers and the Environment, vol. 27, (no. 9), pp. 1959-1970
2019
Gutierrez T.J., Toro-Marquez L.A., Merino D., Mendieta J.R.
Hydrogen-bonding interactions and compostability of bionanocomposite films prepared from corn starch and nano-fillers with and without added Jamaica flower extract
Food Hydrocolloids, vol. 89, pp. 283-293
2019
Merino D., Alvarez V. A.
In-soil Biodegradation Behavior of Chitosan-Coated Phosphorylated Starch Films
Advanced Materials Letters
DOI 10.5185/amlett.2019.0017 Article in Press Journal