No. of unimmobilized

loofa

Textile mill effluent

 (pH 10.5)

OD after 24hrs

(650nm)

% Ads.

OD after

48 hrs

(650nm)

% Ads.

Control

2.076

00

2.076

00

2

2.053

1.10

2.049

1.3

3

2.045

1.49

2.039

1.78

4

2.012

3.08

1.993

3.99

5

1.967

5.25

1.955

5.82

6

1.935

6.79

1.920

7.51

8

1.886

9.15

1.863

10.26

Table 3: Adsorption of dyes from original textile effluent by Unimmobilized Loofa sponge.