Effect of temperature on anaerobic fermentation of banana stem residue

Peng, Zhilian, Wang, Jinli, Jiao, Jing, Zhang, Jin, Zheng, Yong, Wang, Gang, Deng, Yiguo, Gao, Weimin, Qin, Shuangmei and Huang, Tao 2012, Effect of temperature on anaerobic fermentation of banana stem residue, Advanced materials research, vol. 399-401, pp. 1501-1505.

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Title Effect of temperature on anaerobic fermentation of banana stem residue
Author(s) Peng, Zhilian
Wang, Jinli
Jiao, Jing
Zhang, JinORCID iD for Zhang, Jin orcid.org/0000-0002-4257-8148
Zheng, Yong
Wang, Gang
Deng, Yiguo
Gao, WeiminORCID iD for Gao, Weimin orcid.org/0000-0002-7390-169X
Qin, Shuangmei
Huang, Tao
Journal name Advanced materials research
Volume number 399-401
Start page 1501
End page 1505
Total pages 5
Publisher Trans Tech Publications
Place of publication Stafa-Zurich, Switzerland
Publication date 2012
ISSN 1022-6680
Keyword(s) banana stem residue
anaerobic fermentation
Summary Anaerobic fermentation experiments were conducted on banana (pseudo) stem residue to study the relationship between fermentation temperature and gas production yield and gas production rate, and methane content. Based on fixed dry matter concentration, inoculum concentration and fermentation time, different temperatures, i.e. 25, 30, 35, 40°C were selected and formed four experimental groups. Four levels of single factor tests were conducted to optimize temperature parameter for anaerobic fermentation of banana stem residue. The results showed that the daily gas yield of banana stem residue reached the maximum value of 36.8L on the fourth day at 35°C, and the average gas yield was 5.03L/d. The total gas yield was 402.3L, while the maximum methane content was 61.2% in the whole fermentation process. The results indicated that the comprehensive effect was best at 35°C in anaerobic fermentation of banana stem residue.
Language eng
Field of Research 099999 Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2012, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland
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