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dc.contributor.authorGopalakrishnan, K-
dc.contributor.authorJeyadoss, T-
dc.date.accessioned2011-02-14T07:04:12Z-
dc.date.available2011-02-14T07:04:12Z-
dc.date.issued2011-01-
dc.identifier.issn0975-0991 (Online); 0971-457X (Print)-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11046-
dc.description61-66en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper reports the results of the study on the performance of the low cost adsorbents such as activated rice husk (ARH) and activated coconut fibre (ACF) in removing the heavy metals such as Zn(II), Cu(II) and Cr(VI) from textile dye effluent. Biosorption studies are carried out through various parameters such as adsorbent dosage, pH and contact time. Removal of heavy metal ions from the textile dye effluent increases with increase in adsorbent dosage. In ARH, at 50 g/L the maximum of 62%, 68% and 65% removal of Zn(II), Cu(II) and Cr(VI) are obtained respectively, whereas, in ACF, at 50 g/L the maximum of 64%, 67% and 72% removal of Zn(II), Cu(II) and Cr(VI) are obtained respectively. In the effect of pH, the maximum removal of metal ions occurs at pH 1-3 for both the adsorbents. In contact time, the maximum removal of heavy metal ions is observed at optimum time of 300 min. The maximum removal of heavy metal ions from the textile dye effluent using ARH and ACF is evaluated successfully through the percentage of seed germination of Vigna mungo L with the treated adsorbents. On comparison, ACF is good adsorbent when compared with ARH.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJCT Vol.18(1) [January 2011]en_US
dc.subjectBiosorptionen_US
dc.subjectZincen_US
dc.subjectCopperen_US
dc.subjectChromiumen_US
dc.subjectTextile dye effluenten_US
dc.titleComparative study on biosorption of Zn(II), Cu(II) and Cr(VI) from textile dye effluent using activated rice husk and activated coconut fibreen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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