No. of loofa

Textile effluent(1:4)diluted

(pH 8.5)

OD after 24hrs

(650nm)

% Ads.

OD after

48 hrs

(650nm)

% Ads.

Control

0.406

00

0.406

00

2

0.396

2.46

0.209

48.5

3

0.351

13.5

0.203

50.0

4

0.308

24.1

0.141

65.2

5

0.271

33.2

0.117

71.1

6

0.065

83.9

0.051

87.4

8

0.056

86.2

0.036

91.1


Average of 3 readings
Table 1: Adsorption of dyes from diluted (1:4) textile effluent by Aspergillus terreus immobilized in Loofa sponge.