Development of lignin-based, water absorbent hydrogel for use in soils: Synthesis and characterization

Published: 23 December 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/hjywck55jz.1
Najmeh Mazloom,
Reza Khorassani,
Gholam Hossein Zohuri,
Hojat Emami,
Joann Whalen


This research work reports the synthesis of a lignin-based hydrogel based on lignin alkali, a common, inexpensive polymer, and PEGDGE as the cross-linker. This kind of hydrogel can maintain water in the soil.