anaerobic digestion

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anaerobic digestion

n
the conversion of biodegradable waste matter into compost in the absence of oxygen
anaerobic digester n
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A statistical analysis was performed with the remaining mass from aerobic and anaerobic decay using the t test paired comparisons to detect possible significant differences between processes.
azurea will undergo an intense accumulation of autochthonous organic matter in sediments where the low redox conditions prevail, thus favoring anaerobic decay.
Plus, when organic waste is dumped in a landfill, it breaks down slowly through anaerobic decay.
Methanegenesis: it is the last stadium of the anaerobic decay when from the acetic acid, hydrogen and carbon dioxide rises methane--C[H.
In this paper, the behavior of anaerobic decay of cellulose and its time progression are simulated using the MATLAB-SIMULINK environment.
2-], are abundant in ASS (Walker 1972; van Breemen 1973; Dent 1986) and can be important terminal electron acceptors during the anaerobic decay of organic matter.
1] is lost at present through anaerobic decay of peat throughout the catotelm [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2D OMITTED].
Fossil C/N ratios of bulk Sphagnum fuscum peat and its components at the Slave Lake site provide a tool for quantitative assessment of carbon losses through anaerobic decay in the catotelm.
But the German calculations--basedon estimates of the quantity and types of urban wastes disposed in landfills throughout the world--indicate that the anaerobic decay of organic material buried in municipal- and industrial-waste dumps may be contributing between 30 million and 70 million tons of methane per year.
The objectives of this fuel-switch project are to stem the deforestation of a highly diversified biome while also reducing the anaerobic decay of agricultural waste in the surrounding region, which would otherwise release methane, an extremely potent green- house gas.
Fermentation of amaranth mass is engaged in anaerobic decay.
Fermentation of amaranth mass runs in anaerobic decay.