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Table 4 Ethanol production in mono and co-culture fermentation process (SSF) using pretreated WHB at 60 h

From: Sustaining ethanol production from lime pretreated water hyacinth biomass using mono and co-cultures of isolated fungal strains with Pichia stipitis

Culture (s) Ec Ep Ey Esy Microbial biomass (g DCW L−1)
T. reesei 19.3c ± 0.12 0.32c ± 0.09 0.196c ± 0.11 0.377c ± 0.11 2.14c ± 0.01
F. oxysporum 17.8d ± 0.13 0.29d ± 0.17 0.176d ± 0.08 0.348d ± 0.08 2.06c ± 0.08
T. reesei + P. stipitis 40.8a ± 0.09 0.68a ± 0.14 0.411a ± 0.03 0.798a ± 0.11 3.12a ± 0.12
F. oxysporum + P. stipitis 36.8b ± 0.06 0.61b ± 0.12 0.371b ± 0.07 0.720b ± 0.08 2.64b ± 0.20
  1. Ec, ethanol concentration (g L−1); Ep, ethanol productivity (g L−1 h−1); Ey, ethanol yield (g g−1 WHB); Esy, specific ethanol yield (g g−1 sugar). Values are the mean of three replicates ± SE. Mean followed by the same letter within treatment do not differ significantly (p = 0.05).