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Study the growth of microalgae in palm oil mill effluent waste water

Selmani, Nabila and Mirghani, Mohamed Elwathig Saeed and Alam, Md. Zahangir (2013) Study the growth of microalgae in palm oil mill effluent waste water. In: 4th International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE) 2013, 5 - 6 May 2013, College of Information Technology, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Putrajaya Campus.

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Abstract

This paper emphasizes mainly on the biomass productivity and lipid content of two microalgae strains known by their high lipid content namely: Botryoccocus sudeticus and Chlorella vulgaris. These starins were first screened for the highest biomass and lipid content, then Plackett-Burman design was used to evaluate the significant media for grown when using palm oil mill effluent (POME) waste water as culture medium. Results show that B. sudeticus contains high of biomass and lipids yield. Moreover, all three factors have positive effect on the biomass productivity, while using one nutrient factor gives moch lowerbiomass. These results can be used further as an insight for optimizing the biomass and the oil productivity of the microalgae.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4971/29710
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biomass, Bioremediation, Botryoccoccus sudeticus, microalgae, Optimization, POME.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Elwathig Mirghani
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2013 16:33
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2013 16:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/29710

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