The effect of fermentation modes on the efficiency of organic waste treatment in batch bioreactors

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Hovorukha, Vira : Institute of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Opole, Poland ; Hovorukha, Vira : Department of Extremophilic Microorganisms Biology, D.K. Zabolotny Institute of Microbiologyand Virology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine



environmental protection; ; fermentation; ; green energy; ; batch bioreactor; ; multi-component organic waste; ; environmental biotechnologies;

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Polish Academy of Sciences


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