Incubation Period ( Days)

A421(620nm)

Residual Conc (%)

Decolourization     (%)

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

1.249

0.983

0.987

0.801

0.594

0.491

0.400

0.371

0.259

0.210

100

79

75

64

47

39

32

25

21

17

0

21

25

36

53

61

68

75

79

83


[Initial absorbance at 0 hour = 1.249 and final absorbance on Day 9 = 0.210]
Table 2: Percent decolourization of textile effluent by Anoxybacillus rupiensis.