The effects of sugar concertation on yeast growth

Jessey Gilbert, Derika Fink, Dylan King, Fikirte Erda


Different environment have different effects on yeasts ability to metabolize and grow. Sugar especially can have effects on its growth rate through our use of yeast in baking and other industrial processes. If we test different concentrations of sugar in a solution with yeast we can see the effects it would have on its carbon dioxide production. We predicted that if the sugar concertation in each trial was increased, the carbon dioxide production would increase as well. Through our investigations it shows that the carbon dioxide production does increase as the sugar concertation does increase.


yeast, sugar, carbon dioxide, growth rate

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