Briquetting soda weed (Salsola tragus) to be used as a rural fuel source

Yumak H., Ucar T., Seyidbekiroglu N.

BIOMASS & BIOENERGY, vol.34, no.5, pp.630-636, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2010.01.006
  • Journal Name: BIOMASS & BIOENERGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.630-636
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes


Amount of traditional fuel sources in the world has been decreasing and there is a definite need to produce and utilize alternative fuels such as biomass materials. In this study, briquetting conditions of Russian tumbleweed, Salsola tragus, (commonly named soda weed in Turkey) which grows in salty soils were investigated.