Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 9 No. 1, Issue of January 15, 2006
 

Table 1. Proximate composition of fermented cassava peel (% dry weight). Protein content of the waste water from inoculated fermented cassava pulp was 3.8 mg/ml.

Sample

Ash

Moisture

Protein

Fat

Crude fibre

Carbohydrate

Inoculated fermented

7.2a ± 0.2

6.4a ± 0.4

21.5a ± 1.2

2.1b ± 0.1

11.7a ± 0.5

51.1b ± 0.4

Naturally fermented

6.0b ± 0.2

5.7b ± 0.2

11.1b ± 0.3

3.5a ± 0.2

6.5b ± 0.5

67.3a ± 0.4

Unfermented

6.4b ± 0.4

5.1c ± 0.3

8.2c ± 0.1

3.1a ± 0.4

12.5a ± 0.2

64.6 a± 0.2


Values with the same alphabet along the same column are not significantly different (P > 0.05).
Values are mean ± S.E (n = 3).


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