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By Barnabas Gikonyo

Due to their excessive progress cost, algae, microalgae, and aquatic crops have gotten the main promising photosynthetic organisms for biofuel construction. Advances in Biofuel construction: Algae and Aquatic Plants explores present investigations and alertness of the fields of biofuel creation and bioengineering and considers from an international context the evolving strategies of algal biofuel construction. The publication seems at how biomass, in particular sugars, nonedible plant fabrics, and algae (which are unique first, moment, and 3rd fuels respectively) are utilized in the creation of gas. The feasibility of such tasks, present methodologies, and the way to optimize biofuel construction are presented.

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Immobilized algae have numerous benefits as follows: high cell density, excellent ability to resist poison, high removal efficiency, good stability, easy product separation, etc. ). The natural polymers have no toxicity and good mass transfer property, but their intensity is low. However, the synthetic organic polymer gels have high strength, but poor mass transfer property. Therefore, new immobilization carriers are expected to facilitate the development of algae immobilization technology. High rate algal pond (HRAP) can achieve efficient removal of organic matter, heavy metals, nitrogen, phosphorus and other nutrients in wastewater by algae-bacteria symbiosis system.

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