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Table 4 Energy amounts in the resulting biogas production from the anaerobic digestion of 1 kg of MU and MI leaves during 100 and 230 days

From: Comparative study of the methane production based on the chemical compositions of Mangifera Indica and Manihot Utilissima leaves

Samples concentrations Methane yields for 100 days (l/g SV) Methane yields for 230 days (l/g SV) Energies for 100 days (kJ) Energies for 230 days (kJ)
1.7 g MU/l 0 0.042 0 1357.0
6.7 g MU/l 0 0.036 0 1163.1
13.3 g MU/l 0.023 0.055 743.1 1777.0
49.5 g MU/l 0.1 0.104 3230.9 3360.2
1.7 g MI/l 0 0 0 0
6.7 g MI/l 0 0.023 0 703.2
13.3 g MI/l 0.004 0.012 122.3 366.9
54.4 g MI/l 0.001 0.002 30.6 61.1
  1. According to Shuku (2011), calorific power of methane is 37580 kJ/m3