Phytoaccumulation of zinc and iron by jatropha curcas grown in used lubricating oil-contaminated soil

Abioye, O.P. and Agamuthu, Pariatamby and Abdul Raman, Abdul Aziz (2010) Phytoaccumulation of zinc and iron by jatropha curcas grown in used lubricating oil-contaminated soil. Malaysian Journal of Science, 29 (3). pp. 207-213. ISSN 1394-3065,

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Contamination of soil by heavy metals from used lubricating oil constitutes major environmental problems due to its negative impacts on humans and environment. Plants that possessed bioaccumulation potential offered green remediation approach for the removal of such heavy metal contaminants. In this study, heavy metal accumulation potential of Jatropha curcas was studied in soil contaminated with 2.5 and 1 (w/w) used lubricating oil and enhanced with organic wastes banana skin (BS), brewery spent grain (BSG) and spent mushroom compost (SMC) for 180 days under room condition. At the end of 180 days, accumulation of Fe and Zn were recorded in J. curcas tissues (roots, stems and leaves) in all the treatments. 9.94 mg/kg to 26.34 mg/kg of Fe and 4.14 mg/kg to 8.45 mg/kg of Zn were recorded in the roots of J. curcas in soil contaminated with 2.5% oil. Organic wastes amendments enhanced the bioaccumulation of Fe and Zn with about 25% compared with control treatments without organic wastes amendment. The result of this study suggests that J. curcas has a good potential for bioaccumulation of Fe and Zn in contaminated soil.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Bioaccumulation Jatropha curcas Organic waste Used lubricating oil
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammed Salim Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2013 02:18
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 07:12

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