African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1070

Review

Potential of biochar for clean-up of heavy metal contaminated soil and water

Yvonne Adaobi Onmonya
  • Yvonne Adaobi Onmonya
  • Environmental Biotechnology and Bioconservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria.
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Sadiq Galadima Adamu
  • Sadiq Galadima Adamu
  • Bioresource Resource Development Centre, Enugu, Nigeria.
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Maryam Sadiq
  • Maryam Sadiq
  • Environmental Biotechnology and Bioconservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 29 June 2021
  •  Accepted: 24 February 2022
  •  Published: 30 April 2022

How to cite this article

APA /
Onmonya, Y. A., Adamu, S. G., & Sadiq, M. (2022). Potential of biochar for clean-up of heavy metal contaminated soil and water. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology , 16(4), 146-154.
Chicago /
Yvonne Adaobi Onmonya, Sadiq Galadima Adamu and Maryam Sadiq. "Potential of biochar for clean-up of heavy metal contaminated soil and water." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 16, no. 4 (2022): 146-154.
MLA /
Yvonne Adaobi Onmonya, Sadiq Galadima Adamu and Maryam Sadiq. "Potential of biochar for clean-up of heavy metal contaminated soil and water." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 16.4 (2022): 146-154.