Factors Affecting Solid-state Fermentation

  • Jose A Rodriguez-Leon
  • Carlos R Soccol
  • Ashok Pandey
  • Daniel E. Rodriguez


To analyze the factors that may influence in solid-state fermentation, it is necessary to take into account a consideration which kind of factor we are considering. Generally, two types of factors exist: Biological factors: These factors are related with the biology, metabolic process and reproduction of a living species or organism. These determine the behaviour of the particular species in a specific way.


Heat Transfer Coefficient Specific Growth Rate Water Activity Fermentation Process Absolute Humidity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose A Rodriguez-Leon
    • 1
  • Carlos R Soccol
    • 2
  • Ashok Pandey
    • 3
  • Daniel E. Rodriguez
    • 4
  1. 1.Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology DivisionFederal University of ParanáCuritiba-PRBrazil
  2. 2.Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology DivisionFederal University of ParanáCuritiba-PRBrazil
  3. 3.Biotechnology DivisionNational Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & TechnologyTrivandrumIndia
  4. 4.Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology DivisionFederal University of ParanáCuritiba-PRBrazil

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