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Remediation of textile effluent using agricultural residues

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Chandran, CB, Singh, D and Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam (2002) Remediation of textile effluent using agricultural residues. APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 102 . pp. 207-212. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The sorption of artificial dye effluent made from two different dyes, Solar orange 7 GLL and Solar jade Green FFB from Clariant, onto three different agricultural residues-barley husk, sugarcane bagasse, and wheat straw-was studied. Twenty percent of 600-mum particle size of these agricultural residues was used as substrates and studied individually. The percentage of dye removal was observed in concentrations of dye varying from 50 to 200 mg/L. The effect of temperature ranging from 25 to 50degreesC and pH from 6.0 to 12.0 on the dye removal by the substrates was also studied. The effective adsorption of the substrates was calculated.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Infection and Immunity/Microbiology
ID Code:5477
Deposited By:Dr Poonam Singh - Nee Nigam
Deposited On:21 Dec 2009 10:22
Last Modified:04 Aug 2011 09:49

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