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|Title:||Carbaryl sorption by porogen-treated banana pith carbon|
|Citation:||Sathishkumar, M., Choi, J.G., Ku, C.S., Vijayaraghavan, K., Binupriya, A.R., Yun, S.E. (2008). Carbaryl sorption by porogen-treated banana pith carbon. Adsorption Science and Technology 26 (9) : 679-686. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1260/026361708788251367|
|Abstract:||This paper reports the adsorption ability of banana pith activated carbon, with ZnCl2 as the porogen, towards carbaryl (1-naphthyl-N-methylcarbamate) from aqueous solution. The pH-edge experiments revealed that carbaryl adsorption onto ZnCl2-treated banana pith activated carbon (ZTC) was a pH-dependent process with maximum adsorption occurring at pH 11. The adsorption isotherm obtained at pH 11 revealed that ZTC possessed a maximum adsorption capacity of 45.9 mg/g. The adsorption isotherms were well described by the Langmuir and Freundlich models. The kinetic data obtained at different initial carbaryl concentrations were modelled using pseudo-first- and -second-order models. Acetone successfully desorbed carbaryl with a 99.8% elution efficiency.|
|Source Title:||Adsorption Science and Technology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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