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2023
Merino D., Athanassiou A.
Alkaline hydrolysis of biomass as an alternative green method for bioplastics preparation: In situ cellulose nanofibrillation
Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 454
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, vol. 24, (no. 12), pp. 4703-4727
2022
Merino D., Athanassiou A.
Biodegradable and Active Mulch Films: Hydrolyzed Lemon Peel Waste and Low Methoxyl Pectin Blends with Incorporated Biochar and Neem Essential Oil
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 10, (no. 33), pp. 10789-10802
2022
Merino D., Zych A., Athanassiou A.
Biodegradable and Biobased Mulch Films: Highly Stretchable PLA Composites with Different Industrial Vegetable Waste
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 14, (no. 41), pp. 46920-46931
2022
Quilez-Molina A.I., Chandra Paul U., Merino D., Athanassiou A.
Composites of Thermoplastic Starch and Lignin-Rich Agricultural Waste for the Packaging of Fatty Foods
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 10, (no. 47), pp. 15402-15413
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
Merino D., Alvarez V.A.
Advanced applications of green materials in agriculture
Applications of Advanced Green Materials, pp. 193-222, Publisher: Elsevier
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