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Solid Substrate Cultivation : Elsevier Applied Biotechnology - H. W. Doelle

Solid Substrate Cultivation

Elsevier Applied Biotechnology

By: H. W. Doelle (Editor), D. A. Mitchell (Editor), C. Rolz (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th November 1992
ISBN: 9781851668793
Number Of Pages: 466

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The book deepens the understanding of the solid substrate culture technique in order to widen the engineering base needed to encourage its practical use. Theories of practical relevance are explained in detail.

List of contributors
Definition, Characteristics and Potentialp. 1
Microbial Basis of Processesp. 17
Substrates for Processesp. 29
Biomass Determination in Solid-State Cultivationp. 53
Environmental Parametersp. 65
Growth Patterns, Growth Kinetics and the Modelling of Growth in Solid-state Cultivationp. 87
General Principles of Reactor Design and Operation for SSCp. 115
Overall Process Concepts in Fungal Biomass Production by SSCp. 141
Product Leaching and Downstream Processingp. 147
Production of Ethanolp. 173
Exoenzymesp. 191
Compostingp. 211
Microbial Biomass Production from Organic Solid Substratesp. 247
Solid State Cultivation of Lignocellulosep. 269
Production of Edible Mushroomsp. 283
Conversion of Lignocellulose into Feed with White-Rot Fungip. 321
Production of Secondary Metabolitesp. 341
Introduction to the Anaerobic Digestion of Complex Wastesp. 353
Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Waste. An Up to Date Reviewp. 369
Health and Safety Aspects of Working with Solid Substrate Processesp. 385
Bibliographyp. 403
Contributors' Indexp. 455
Subject Indexp. 457
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ISBN: 9781851668793
ISBN-10: 1851668799
Series: Elsevier Applied Biotechnology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 466
Published: 30th November 1992
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.9

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