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Palm Kernel Shells as a Dust Control Palliative on an Unpaved Road

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Author(s): Peter Ndoke NDOKE

Journal: Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies
ISSN 1583-1078

Volume: 5;
Issue: 9;
Start page: 137;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: Dust control | Palliative | Palm kernel shells | Unpaved roads

ABSTRACT
An assessment of the effectiveness of the use palm kernel shells as a dust control palliative on an unpaved road has been carried out. The palm kernel shells were able to reduce the quantity of dust generated from the road to about 75% a few days after the application. It was then suggested that with the absence of funds for road maintenance works organic materials like palm kernel shells could be used as palliatives.
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