The Relationship between Fungal Growth Rate and Temperature and Humidity

  • Zhichao Zhan Student, College of Science, Yanbian University, Yanji, P.R., CHINA
  • Meiling Xu Student, College of Science, Yanbian University, Yanji, P.R., CHINA
  • Yue Li Student, College of Science, Yanbian University, Yanji, P.R., CHINA
  • Meihua Dong Senior Lecturer and Master Tutor, Department of Mathematics, School of Science, Yanbian University, CHINA
Keywords: Monod Equation, The Modified Logistic Equation, The Law Of Mass Action

Abstract

In order to determine the relation among the three factors of wood fiber decomposition rate, mycelial elongation and moisture resistance, our team resorted to the Monod equation and the modified Logistic equation. Combing with the kinetic principle and the law of mass action, the equations between the decomposition rate of wood fiber, the elongation rate of mycelium and the moisture resistance were established. In the course of solving the model, we found that when the temperature ranges from 24℃ to 28℃ and the relative humidity from 60% to75%, the growth rate of fungi is the fastest.

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Published
2021-06-09
How to Cite
Zhichao Zhan, Meiling Xu, Yue Li, & Meihua Dong. (2021). The Relationship between Fungal Growth Rate and Temperature and Humidity. International Journal of Engineering and Management Research, 11(3), 78-83. https://doi.org/10.31033/ijemr.11.3.13