Volume No. 10 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 349-352 October-December 2015

 

APPLICATION OF Pheretima CASTINGS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF FUEL ALCOHOL

 

Mohammad A., Bhatnagar M. K.and Bhatnagar P.

1. Department of Chemistry, Pt. S.N.S. Govt. (Auto) P.G. College, Shahdol, M.P. (INDIA) 2. Department of Education, Shahdol, M.P. (INDIA)

 

Received on : July 09, 2015

 

ABSTRACT

 

The large scale availability of pheretima castings in rural areas can be used to produce ethanol from various feed stocks in an organized way and can serve an excellent nutrient replacing expensive chemical fertilizers which are creating substantial health problem for our environment. Therefore, in the present investigation fermentation of various feed stocks such as molasses, beet root, water nut, guava, potatoes and deteriorated sugar was experimentally done in presence of pheretima castings.

 

Keywords : Pheretima castings, Ethanol, Feed stocks, Molasses, Beet root

 

 

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