GSC  Vol.2 No.2 , May 2012
Research and Optimization of Technological Process Based on Fermentation for Production of Seaweed Feed
Abstract: This paper for the purpose of utilization, conducted a study of technological process of producing animal feed by fermenting seaweed waste. Anaerobic fermentation, which can improve the contents of protein and polysaccharide in seaweed waste, proved to be an available method to improve the nutritional value of animal feed by using seaweed waste. Also effects of different additives and fermentation time on the fermentation products was compared, combined CCRD with neural network to optimize these factors, the predict model among all factors was established, also obtained the optimal fermentation process.
Cite this paper: L. Han, S. Zhang, J. Ma and X. Liu, "Research and Optimization of Technological Process Based on Fermentation for Production of Seaweed Feed," Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 47-54. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2012.22008.

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