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dc.contributor.authorChauhan, J-
dc.contributor.authorYadav, V K-
dc.contributor.authorSaini, I-
dc.contributor.authorJha, R K-
dc.contributor.authorTanwar, A-
dc.contributor.authorKaushik, P-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractEnvironmental degradation due to water pollution, air pollution and soil pollution has a detrimental effect and create ecological imbalance. These factors are also responsible for the large scale introduction of heavy metal ions into the environment. Conventional treatment methods for the removal of heavy metal ions are not so advantageous as these are highly expensive and also produces toxicant. Keeping this view in the mind, the present study was framed to determine the biosorption of heavy metal ions using Solanum nigrum L. leaf biomass alone and also with Aspergillus oryzae treated S. nigrum leaf biomass. Solanum nigrum L. leaf biomass was used as biosorbent for the biosorption of cobalt, copper, iron,lead and zinc.Unaided S. nigrum leaf biomass was the better absorbant of lead (Pb) whereas when inoculated with A. oryzae cobalt (Co) was more biosorbed than any other heavy metal. Overall, the results of the present study propose that the traditional plant S. nigrum could be used for the bioadsorption of heavy metals.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt. Cl.20: A61K 9/00, C02F 1/28, G01R 21/02, B01D 53/86, C23G 1/32en_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJTK Vol.19(4) [October 2020]en_US
dc.subjectConventional methodsen_US
dc.subjectEnvironmental pollutionen_US
dc.subjectHeavy metal ionsen_US
dc.subjectSolanum nigrum L.en_US
dc.titleEffect of fungal pretreatment on Solanum nigrum L. leaves biomass aimed at the bioadsorption of heavy metalsen_US
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