Bacterial Selection during the Formation of Early-Stage Aerobic Granules in Wastewater Treatment Systems Operated Under Wash-Out Dynamics

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Weissbrodt, David G.; Lochmatter, Samuel; Ebrahimi, Sirous; Rossi, Pierre; Maillard, Julien; Holliger, Christof; (2012)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Research Foundation
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology,volume 3 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3440769, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00332/full, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00332
  • Subject: nutrient removal limitations | wash-out dynamics | granule formation | Microbiology | aerobic granular sludge | QR1-502 | Original Research | biological wastewater treatment | bacterial selection

Aerobic granular sludge is attractive for high-rate biological wastewater treatment. Biomass wash-out conditions stimulate the formation of aerobic granules. Deteriorated performances in biomass settling and nutrient removal during start-up have however often been repor... View more
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