If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com


$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:


A selected microfungal species was cultivated on corn processing wastewater in batch culture and in a continuous system with microscreen separation. Results have demonstrated the feasibility of growing the selected fungal species on this wastewater. The COD removal efficiency was about 75% in shake flask tests and increased to 84% in continuous flow systems. The fungal biomass yields varied from 0.290 to 0.420 mg biomass/mg COD utilized and compared well with the yields obtained with the same fungal species in Australia growing on wheat processing wastewater (Jin et al., 1999). The continuous experimental results show that the microscreen system can be used to selectively cultivate microfungi and effectively control bacterial growth, efficiently treating organic-rich food processing wastewaters and concomitantly producing protein-rich biomass, which can also serve as a source of fungal byproducts.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864702784164497

Publication date: January 1, 2002

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites



Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more