Study of the Transition of Activated Sludges to an Adapted Anaerobic Inoculum for Anaerobic Digestion

  • J. P. Guyot
  • C. Fajardo
  • A. Noyola
  • C. Barrena
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 54)

Abstract

Countries which do not possess a well established network of anaerobic digesters, such as many developing countries, may have great difficulty in purchasing large amounts of anaerobic inocula, for use as sludge which is well adapted to seed anaerobic reactors for wastewater treatment.

Keywords

Hydrolysis Sludge Propionate Aeration Settling 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag US 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Guyot
    • 1
  • C. Fajardo
    • 1
  • A. Noyola
    • 1
  • C. Barrena
    • 1
  1. 1.Departemento de BiotechnologicaUniversitad Autonoma Metropolitana - Iztapalapa/ORSTOMMexico

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