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Table 2 Summary of the cultivations at different scale

From: Effective cultivation of microalgae for biofuel production: a pilot-scale evaluation of a novel oleaginous microalga Graesiella sp. WBG-1

Cultures Duration (days) I av (mol m−2 day−1) I biomass (mol g−1 DW day−1) C biomass (g m−2) C lipid (% DW) P biomass (g m−2 day−1) P lipid (g m−2 day−1)
10 L circular pond 8 15 0.2–5.38 101.2 45.2 12.0 5.7
30 L tank (June 2012) 8 33 0.2–2.1 153.3 35.6 17.5 6.5
30 L tank (July 2012) 8 29 0.2–2.8 161.8 32.9 18.9 6.4
Raceway (June 2013) 15 45 03–5.7 137.8 31.8 8.7 2.9
Raceway (July 2013) 13 36 0.3–4.4 102.3 33.4 7.2 2.4
Raceway (May 2014) 14 39 0.4–3.4 97.7 29.4 6.2 2.0