What is it about?

Ficcus Palmata is a shrub available in hilly areas of Kashmir. We have used leaves powder of this plant for removal of dyes. The plant material is helpful for removal of dyes. This process is benificial for waste water treatment.

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Why is it important?

There are several methods for removal of dyes from waste water but using biosorbents such as Ficcus Palmata is a low cost and environmentally friendly process.


The Ficcus Palmata is a low cost biosorbent for removal of dyes from waste water. In this way, the biomass available in excess could be used benificially.

Muhammad Hafeez
University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir

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This page is a summary of: Ficcus palmata leaves as a low‐cost biosorbent for methylene blue: Thermodynamic and kinetic studies, Water Environment Research, March 2019, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/wer.1093.
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