Journal of
Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology

  • Abbreviation: J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-226X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JECE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 185

Full Length Research Paper

Removal of heavy metals from industrial effluents by water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes)

Abolanle S. Adekunle1*, Olusegun O. Odukoya2, Joseph G. Ayenimo1, John A. O. Oyekunle1, Winston O. Doherty1, Bhekie B. Mamba3 and Michael S. Akanni1
  1Department of Chemistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. 2Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. 3Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, P. O. Box 17011, Doornfontein, 2028, South Africa.
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  •  Accepted: 03 September 2012
  •  Published: 30 September 2012