Phytoremediation of a sulphonated azo dye Green HE4B by Glandularia pulchella (Sweet) Tronc. (Moss Verbena).

@article{Kabra2011PhytoremediationOA,
  title={Phytoremediation of a sulphonated azo dye Green HE4B by Glandularia pulchella (Sweet) Tronc. (Moss Verbena).},
  author={Akhil N. Kabra and Rahul V. Khandare and Mayur Bharat Kurade and Sanjay P. Govindwar},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={1360-73}
}
PURPOSE The dyes and dye stuffs present in effluents released from textile dyeing industries are potentially mutagenic and carcinogenic. Phytoremediation technology can be used for remediating sites contaminated with such textile dyeing effluents. The purpose of the work was to explore the potential of Glandularia pulchella (Sweet) Tronc. to decolorize different textile dyes, textile dyeing effluent, and synthetic mixture of dyes. METHODS Enzymatic analysis of the plant roots was performed… CONTINUE READING

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