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"Anaerobic digestion, or biodigestion, involves the microbial degradation of organic materials in an oxygen-free environment. Feedstocks for anaerobic digestion include livestock manures, crop residues, culled fruit and vegetables, food waste, and other organic by-products. The process produces renewable energy in the form of biogas (which is mostly methane) and a nutrient-rich digestate that can be used as a biofertilizer instead of commercial fertilizers."

-- Dr. Ann Wilkie, Professor of Bioenergy and Sustainable Technology in the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida

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  1. 2001-01-01 When organic material decomposes under anaerobic conditions, it produces biogas which is a mixture of methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) with small quantities of hydrogen, nitrogen, carbon monoxide and other compounds. Biogas can be used as a fuel source for cooking, heating, producing light...
  2. 2017-02-09 Anaerobic digestion, or biodigestion, involves the microbial degradation of organic materials in an oxygen-free environment. Feedstocks for anaerobic digestion include livestock manures, crop residues, culled fruit and vegetables, food waste, and other organic by-products. The process produces...
  3. 2016-11-17 Anaerobic digestion, or biodigestion, involves the microbial degradation of organic materials in an oxygen-free environment. Feedstocks for anaerobic digestion include livestock manures, crop residues, culled fruit and vegetables, food waste, and other organic by-products. The process produces...
  4. This study investigated the main factors influencing digester temperature and methods to reduce heat losses during the cold season in the subtropics. Four composite digesters (two insulated and two uninsulated) were buried underground to measure their internal temperature (C) at a depth of 140 cm...
  5. This review was initiated by Dr. Morton Satin in FAO Rome, Chief of the Food and Agricultural Industries Services in the Agricultural Service Division, as a result of many requests for information on BIOGAS TECHNOLOGY suitable for Developing Countries. The generous help and collaboration of the...
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    1996-07-19 Comments regarding biogas in Indonesia.
  7. Biogas is a clean cooking and lighting fuel that can be produced at varying scales; from small household systems to large-scale commercial plants producing several thousand cubic metres a day. Biogas can be used for electricity generation, heating, cooking, process steam and powering farm...
  8. 2016-04-12 When the organic matter decomposes in the absence of oxygen , it produces gas called biogas . This gas is a mixture of methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) with small amounts of nitrogen , hydrogen, carbon monoxide and other compounds. Biogas has multiple uses . To produce and capture the...
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  10. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #19 It iscompletely possible to run a diesel engine on biogas; however, a number of considerations must be taken into account before it may be considered a serious option in a development program. This article will explore some key considerations when...
  11. In China’s rural areas, most villages do not have electricity, and commercial fuels like kerosene and coal are expensive. Thus the rural population still relies heavily on biological sources of energy. Fuelwood and crop residues (mostly straw) account for 80% of rural household energy use and 54%...
  12. Opportunities for Practice Change are examples of actual activities focusing on changes in manure policies and manure management practices which have or will have apositive impact on the livelihoods of farmers and theenvironment.
  13. Informal technical mailing lists for organized around the following bioenergy topics: Clean Cooking Stoves Biomass Gasification Biochar Anaeorobic Digestion Green Building Strawbale Building Systems Originally, these email lists were hosted at CREST (the Center for Renewable and Sustainable...