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Biosorption of basic yellow dye using leaf sheath powder of Areca catechu (Betel nut tree)

Author Affiliations

  • 1Vivekanand College of Engineering for Women, Namakkal, Elaiyampalayam, Tamil Nadu, India

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 12, Issue (2), Pages 1-9, June,18 (2022)


Increased anthropological activities have led to the random spread of pollutants in the environment. The pollutants that enter the environment have the potential to bind up with the elements in the surroundings and form both reversible & irreversible chemical compounds that pose hazards to humans and other living organisms. The availability of treatment and purification techniques of such pollutants is wide spread and of high cost. Our aim is to provide an eco friendly and cost effective material for dye removal. The biosorption of basic yellow dye by the raw and unmodified leaf sheath powder of Areca catechu (betel nut tree) was analyzed in this study.


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