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  Re: Pecan Shells
From: Don Burns <burns at mobot.org> on 1997.05.20 at 00:31:13(764)

Regarding the use of pecan shells as a planting medium (or one of several
ingredients), I would be cautious with this until I understood the
chemical contents of the shells. For some reason I am thinking that
pecan shells contain tannin. While I don't know this for certain, I'll
bet one of the chemists on the list could tell us about.

By the way, pecan shells are use in the abrasive industry as a pressure
blasting abrasive, and possibly in other ways. And the stuff is not


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