Aerobic and anaerobic digestion characteristics of livestock wastes
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Aerobic and anaerobic digestion characteristics of livestock wastes final report; [research project of] University of Missouri Sewage and Industrial Waste Research Laboratory, July 1963. by Edgar A. Jeffrey

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Published by University of Missouri, Office of Publications in [Columbia .
Written in English


  • Farm manure.,
  • Sewage -- Purification -- Biological treatment.

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Bibliography: p. 91-93.

StatementEdgar A. Jeffrey, principal investigator; Ralph Ricketts, co-principal investigator; William C. Blackman, Jr., research associate.
SeriesMissouri. University. Bulletin, v. 65, no. 2, Engineering Experiment Station series, no. 57.
ContributionsRicketts, Ralph L., joint author., Blackman, William C., joint author.
LC ClassificationsTD929 .J42
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p.
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL224019M
LC Control Numbera 68007682

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This laboratory study was initiated with the purpose of determining the aerobic and anaerobic digestion characteristics of livestock wastes. Hog, cow, and sheep manure were digested anaerobically in bench-scale digesters. First stage BOD and oxidation rate constants were measured for these same : Edgar A. Jeffrey, Ralph Ricketts, William C. Blackman. AEROBIC TREATMENT OF LIVESTOCK WASTES This final report (SWrg) on work performed by Purdue University under solid waste research grant no. EC and by the University of Illinois under solid waste research grant no. EC was written by D. D. JONES, D. L. DAY, and A. C. DALE and has been reproduced as published by the University of Illinois. Anaerobic Digestion (AD), which is the most prominent bioenergy technology worldwide, is a profitable alternative that provides a sustainable solution to treat organic wastes and reduce greenhouse.   Kiely G, Tayfur G, Dolan C, Tanji K () Physical and mathematical-modelling of anaerobic-digestion of organic wastes. Water Res 31(3)– CrossRef Google Scholar Li Y, Park SY, Zhu J () Solid-state anaerobic digestion for methane production from organic by:

Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste is carried-out in so-called “MBT” plants on the organic fraction of the residual waste (i.e.”black bags”) collected from households, and businesses on behalf of Municipal Solid Waste Management bodies (I.e. local authorities and businesses). In the developed nations a significant amount of food waste is present. A major limitation of anaerobic digestion of FVW is a rapid acidification of these wastes decreasing the pH in the reactor, and a larger volatile fatty acids production (VFA), which stress and. ] AEROBIC TREATMENT OF LIVESTOCK WASTES 19 The sludge does not decompose well, however, because of the high degree of mineralization, as witnessed by the fact that only about half as much gas is produced in the digestion of the sludge as compared with sludge from a conventional activated sludge plant. Anaerobic digestion is an alternative solution to livestock waste management that offers economic and environmental benefits. This publication provides an introduction to the technology of bio-gas, digester design considerations, and system costs with discussion of the .