Biochemical Engineering - Fermentation Reactors - Discussion

Discussion :: Fermentation Reactors - Section 1 (Q.No.3)


When two populations compete for a single growth limiting substrate in a continuous fermenter, which organism would not be washed out?

[A]. Organism maintaining the highest substrate concentration
[B]. Organism maintaining the lowest substrate concentration
[C]. Both (a) and (b)
[D]. Organism maintaining the moderate substrate concentration

Answer: Option B


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Jayant Patil said: (Jan 31, 2015)  
What do you mean by "Organism MAINTAINING the lowest substrate concentration"? Does any organism maintain the substrate concentration in its surround (or may be inside it's belly?) or do you mean organism REQUIRING the lowest substrate concentration?

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