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Nirtrification interference
Gunalan Varatharajan
Posted: Saturday, April 28, 2012 11:43 PM
Joined: 4/28/2012
Posts: 3


I wish to find about about the nitrification effect on BOD analysis. iN the test method used in our department it is stated that the BOD value calculated is a total sum of carbonaceous dan nitrogenaceous.

My concern is is this value calculated true according to defination of BOD?

How mandatory in nitrification inhibator? If i use nitrification inhibitor does that mean i should use the term CBOD instead of BOD?

Please enlighten me on the matter