International Journal of Chemical Engineering / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Growing Chlorella vulgaris in Photobioreactor by Continuous Process Using Concentrated Desalination: Effect of Dilution Rate on Biochemical Composition

Table 2

Results of cell concentration and productivity obtained from continuous cultivations of C. vulgaris carried out at different dilution rates.

Continuous cultureDilution rate (day−1) or (mg L−1)pHBiomass productivity ( , mg L−1 d−1)

10.1570 ± 2010.0 ± 0.257.0 ± 1.2
20.2550 ± 109.5 ± 0.1110.0 ± 2.3
30.3420 ± 169.3 ± 0.2126.0 ± 0.8