Methane Generation from Livestock Waste — A Review

  • Sucaattin Kirimhan
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 67)


In most developing countries, the economic base and majority of the population are still rural, and machinery that requires energy is not heavily utilized. However, the lack of cheap and adequate energy often hampers rural development plans and retards improvement in the quality of rural life. Solving the problems of energy generation and distribution is central to implementation of plans for economic development, especially in rural areas. As solutions dependent on imported fossil fuels become increasingly expensive, the rewards of developing alternative fuel supplies from local materials are bound to grow.


Anaerobic Digestion Biogas Production Total Ammonia Nitrogen Solid Retention Time Methane Generation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sucaattin Kirimhan
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  1. 1.Environmental Research CenterAtaturk UniversityErzurumTurkey

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