An ebb-and-flow bioreactor (EFBR) hold-up simulation model for `hairy' roots was earlier proposed by Cuello (1994). In this study, by experimentally determining the water characteristic curve for Hyoscyamus muticus `hairy root' culture, the proposed model was implemented and was validated using a segmented EFBR (SEFBR). The water characteristic curve was determined at an average porosity of 88%, whereas the SEFBR had an average porosity of 77%. The simulated dynamic average hold-up profiles and the simulated dynamic spatial hold-up distribution produced generally acceptable error of less than 10%.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Paper - American Society of Agricultural Engineers|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1997|
|Event||Proceedings of the 1997 ASAE Annual International Meeting. Part 1 (of 3) - Minneapolis, MN, USA|
Duration: Aug 10 1997 → Aug 14 1997
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)