Teak leaves (Tectona grandis) abundantly available in India showed high sorption capacity for lead ions and were found efficient for the removal of lead ions from aqueous solutions. The extent of removal was found to be dependent on pH, temperature, concentration of metal ions and the dose of adsorbent.
Journal of Environmental Science & Engineering
Bioremediation of chromium contaminated soil by Pseudomonas fluorescens and indigenous microorganisms
Chromium is one of the toxic and hazardous pollutants in industrial wastewaters leading to soil contamination. In this study, the feasibility study of remediating chromium contaminated soil using indigenous microorganisms and Pseudomanas fluorescens was evaluated.
Temperature effect on behaviour, oxygen consumption, ammonia excretion and tolerance limit of the fish fingerlings
The present study has been carried out to determine the effect of temperature on behaviour, oxygen consumption, ammonia excretion and tolerance limit of the fish fingerlings of Alepes djidaba, which were collected at Kalpakkam. The fish fingerlings were placed at different temperatures, based on the thermal tolerance limit of fish and thermal outfall of the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS).