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Table 2 Comparison of performance parameters of UASB by different types of

From: Methane production by treating vinasses from hydrous ethanol using a modified UASB reactor

Vinasses OLR kg COD/m3-day HRT days CODremoved % CH4 % M.Y. m3 CH4/kg CODadded Reference
Vinasse from hydrous alcohol distillery plant, using UASB (laboratory scale) 24.00 4.0 75 58 0.217 [21]
Cane molasses vinasse from hydrous alcohol distillery plant diluted ten-fold, using UASB (pilot scale) 19.00 0.5 40 na 0.210 [6]
Cane molasses hydrous alcohol stillage, using UASB (laboratory scale) 14.49 9.0 65 na 0.055 [22]
Diluted brewery wastewater, using UASB (laboratory scale) 1.53 0.75 91 67 0.209 [7]
Winery effluent treatment in an anaerobic hybrid USBF (pilot scale) 12.00 7.0 96 74 0.330 [14]
Wheat straw vinasse, using a UASB (laboratory scale) 17.10 2.0 76 64 0.155 [23]
Vinasse from hydrous ethanol distillation, using a modified UASB reactor (laboratory scale) 17.05 7.5 69 84 0.263 This Study
  1. na: data not available.