The processing and preservation of biogas by utilizing cow manure

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The processing and preservation of biogas by utilizing cow manure

CO. Molua, DA. Ogwu, AO. Ukpene, M. Edobor, JO. Ataman
Int. J. Biosci.23( 1), 249-254, July 2023.
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Abstract

This study focused on the generation of biogas from cow dung, specifically examining the anaerobic production process using 10kg of cow dung as input. The results indicated that the amount of biogas produced was directly proportional to the quantity of dung used. A cumulative volume of 35.63m2 was obtained, with an average daily production of 7.5m2, suggesting the process was in its final stage. Additionally, the findings revealed that biogas production is influenced by the quantity of dung employed, meaning that a larger amount of dung can potentially yield a greater quantity of biogas. It is recommended that governments in developing countries encourage private organizations to engage in large-scale biogas production and incorporate its development into rural energy policies, considering the abundant availability of cow dung, the primary raw material for biogas production.

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