Kannan D Renuga Devi A. G. Murugesan S. Rajan


Textile industries releasing large amount of effluent which contains textile dyes and toxic chemicals and it is one of the major source of pollution also contaminating water bodies. To remove that, bacteria have been of great attention because of their ability to treat effluent. The present study was undertaken to exploit the ability of Pseudomonassp and Bacillus sp from dye contaminated soil samples for bioremediation for dye effluent. Among the bacterial strains used in the study. Pseudomonas sp emerged out to be most potent decolorizer in comparison to Bacillus sp with the degree of decolorization of 90.0 %. Thus, it was concluded that the Pseudomonas sp had highest color removing capacity from contaminated effluent soil samples. 


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Bacteria, Dye effluent, Decolorization, FT-IR analysis, Spectrophotometer

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D, K., Devi, R., Murugesan, A. G., & Rajan, S. (2019). Studies on decolorization of textile dye by using Pseudomonas and bacillus sp from the contaminated effluent soil samples of Kovilpatti, Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 11(1), 134-137. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v11i1.1980
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