plant fermentation

plant fermentation

[′plant ‚fər·mən′tā·shən]
(biochemistry)
A form of plant metabolism in which carbohydrates are partially degraded without the consumption of molecular oxygen.
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The counts of total protozoan did not differ across medicinal plant fermentations and were positively correlated with the total SCFA concentration (P=0.002) methane production (P=0.001) and n-butyrate (P=0.011).