ADSORPTION OF ATRAZINE IN CIRCULAR SECTIONS OF ROOTS OF THREE WETLAND PLANTS

  • E. Cejudo-Espinosa
  • A. Velázquez-Zepeda
  • R. Rodríguez-Vázquez
Keywords: adsorption, isotherms, roots, Atrazine

Abstract

This work reports the adsorption isotherms for the herbicide Atrazine, evaluated in circular sections of dead roots of three wetland plants, Typha domingensis Sagittaria lancifolia y Echinochloa pyramidalis. The adsorptive capacity (mg Atrazina /g of biomass) of each species was S. lancifolia (qm= 2.035), followed by T. domingensis (qm= 1.797), and E. pyramidalis (qm= 1.107). The highest adsorptive capacity of S. lancifolia is related to the elevated lipid content, which could interact with the herbicide. These results provide information about adsorption as a promissory technique to pesticides remediation in flooded areas

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Published
2020-05-13
How to Cite
Cejudo-Espinosa, E., Velázquez-Zepeda, A., & Rodríguez-Vázquez, R. (2020). ADSORPTION OF ATRAZINE IN CIRCULAR SECTIONS OF ROOTS OF THREE WETLAND PLANTS. Revista Mexicana De Ingeniería Química, 8(1), 35-39. Retrieved from http://www.rmiq.org/ojs311/index.php/rmiq/article/view/1711
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Biotechnology