Application of wood vinegar
Wood vinegar is a by-product of charcoal production. It can also be produced with rice husk, coconut shell, straw and other wastes. It is harmless to human and livestock, and will not pollute the environment. It is an ideal substitute for chemical pesticides. In our country, the traditional process of carbon production, with a little renovation, can extract wood vinegar at the same time of carbon production, with considerable economic benefits. China's traditional agriculture is rich in connotation, which provides abundant raw materials for the production of wood vinegar. The development and utilization of wood vinegar has broad prospects in China.
Wood vinegar has been widely used in agricultural production in the United States, Japan, South Korea and other countries. In the United States, wood vinegar is used in garden gardening, forestry and fruit industry. In comparison, wood vinegar is the most widely used in Japan. In Japan, about 50000 tons of wood vinegar is produced annually, about half of which is used in agricultural production, mainly for promoting crop growth and controlling nematodes, pathogens and viruses. The other half is used in food processing, medicine and health care. Japan has developed "forest vinegar" beverage by using wood vinegar. Refined wood vinegar has been used in medicine in South Korea. The application of wood vinegar in Taiwan started earlier, and was widely used in forestry and fruit industry, promoting crop growth and controlling diseases and insect pests.
Soil improvement: spraying wood vinegar in soil can prevent seed blight and can also be used as soil disinfectant. Application of bamboo vinegar in soil can effectively inhibit the reproduction of microorganisms that hinder plant growth, and can kill root knot nematodes and other pests.
Deodorization: wood vinegar can be used for the deodorization of fresh products such as toilet manure treatment, livestock houses and fish markets. Spraying wood vinegar in the toilet and other places with odor can eliminate the odor and keep the air fresh. Spraying wood vinegar once can last for 3-5 days. Summer can also be used as a perfume to eliminate sweat and other odors on the body, and make people feel cool.
Plant growth regulator: wood vinegar can promote the growth of vegetables, fruit trees, flowers, rice, lawn and other plants. In addition, wood vinegar can also be used to make fertilizer, inhibit the growth of weeds, reduce the amount of pesticides, insect repellent and so on.
Food preservation: wood vinegar is often used in food industry for its anti mildew, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Liquid smoked products: ham and sausage soaked in clarified wood vinegar, and then smoked, the ham and sausage are not easy to grow worms and taste more delicious.
Beverage additive: the raw liquor of wood vinegar is refined to remove harmful substances such as methanol and formaldehyde, which can be used as health beverage additive.
Feed additive: as feed additive, wood vinegar can improve the meat quality of livestock and fish, improve the quality of fish eggs and nutrition.
Other products: wood vinegar is generally made of various kinds of miscellaneous wood branches and unused branches cut down from orchards, etc. it is baked in a charcoal kiln to produce smoke, which makes the natural gas condense into liquid. It is of good quality. However, conifers with high resin content, Casuarina equisetifolia and waste furniture containing paint should not be used. The coagulated liquid is crude wood vinegar, which can be used only after refining and removing the bad components. The main component of wood vinegar is vinegar. In addition, there are more than 100 other components, which have good and bad effects. The effect of wood vinegar is similar to that of vinegar, but more than vinegar. The effect is different mainly due to the different kinds of nutrients or natural pesticides added.