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Utilization Of Wastes For The Production Of Single Cell Protein (SCP)

Daniyan, S. Y and Abalaka, M. E and De, Dilip Kumar (2000) Utilization Of Wastes For The Production Of Single Cell Protein (SCP). JONATT, 3 (2). pp. 557-563.

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Abstract

In Nigen·a, industries especial.')• petroleum, food, agricultural and phannaceutica! 1 generaJe a_ lot ofwasres at one stage or the other during processing. These wastes ;i cause haiarils to the en..,.;ironme/11 uizd: Ju~mal! health if tuft ·disposed off. J appropriaJely: Chemical of physical treatment of wastes in cure additional capilal, .. . ! operating costs mui ;subsequent :disposal without economic gai11. Although there ·1 are 110 accuraJe daJa in Nigeria tm the quantities of wastes p_eneraJed allnually, the.~ l wastes could be a rich and inexpensive potential source oj raw nu:.;aials for the· 1 productio11 a/different pfoducts. One of .well products is single ceU protein. Single ·-i cell protein is a microbial cell harvested for human food a11i1 animal feeds. SCP l!tas been produced from molasses, com steep, liqour; cobs and stcJk.s,. animal 'l dung, peels of plcmJain at!d yam, wastes water from different food industries, rice 1 straw tuui refinery effluents using various microbial organisms like Q:zr.adida ! uti/is and Geotrichum candiduni. - · · . . · . · '~ Proper managemc1U of \va.~tes" a~aiiabi"ejorproduction of singic ~ell protei II ,will j Cl,!itigate waste disposal probleni and provide an alternalhc so.'ircc of'proreitz ·I supplement for human food tuzd animal feeds in Nigeria

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2015 13:46
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2015 13:46
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/4922

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