Time

(Hrs)

Textile effluent(1:4) diluted

pH 7

pH 8.5

Coconut fibre

Groundnut shell

Coconut

fibre

Groundnut shell

OD

% Ads.

OD

% Ads.

OD

% Ads.

OD

% Ads.

Control

0.425

00

0.425

00

0.431

00

0.431

00

24

0.301

29.1

0.130

69.4

0.415

3.7

0.190

55.9

48

0.215

49.4

0.110

74.1

0.359

16.7

0.185

57.0


pH 8.5 was the pH of the diluted effluent (1:4) and pH 7 was adjusted using acid
Table 5: Adsorption of dyes from (1:4) diluted textile effluent #3 by Aspergillus terreus immobilized in coconut fibre and groundnut shell.