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Continuous fermentation necessitates continuous loading and discharge.

(a) True

(b) False

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I want to ask this question from Fundamental Reactions of Pesticide Metabolism topic in section Microbial Transformations of Pesticides of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct option is (a) True

Best explanation: High amount of substrate or the organic matter is fed into the fermenter for Continuous fermentation. Fully mixed and plug flow system is available in the fermenters which helps in the process. The waste should be able to flow and uniform, this enables continuous biogas formation and stable operation of continuous fermentation. Therefore, continuous loading and discharge of waste is a necessity.

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