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Pesticide removal by a mixed culture of bacteria and white-rot fungi

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Abstract


  • Combining activated sludge cultures with microbes harboring specific degradation pathways could

    constitute a relevant process for the removal of toxic and recalcitrant organic substances from

    wastewater. Enhanced removal of three widely used recalcitrant pesticides from their liquid mixture

    was demonstrated by implementing a non-acclimated mixed culture of bacteria and white-rot fungus.

    During an incubation period of 14 days, the mixed fungus–bacteria culture achieved 47, 98, and 62%

    removal of aldicarb, atrazine and alachlor from the liquid phase, respectively. This compared favorably to batches containing only non-acclimated fungus or previously published removal rates with nonacclimated bacterial cultures. Biosorption along with biodegradation was responsible for the removal of the pesticides from the liquid phase. Potential application modes of the studied biodegradation process

    were also discussed.

Authors


  •   Hai, Faisal I.
  •   Modin, Oskar (external author)
  •   Yamamoto, Kazuo (external author)
  •   Fukushi, Kensuke (external author)
  •   Nakajiam, Fumiyuki (external author)
  •   Nghiem, Long D. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Hai, F. Ibney., Modin, O., Yamamoto, K., Fukushi, K., Nakajiam, F. & Nghiem, L. Duc. (2012). Pesticide removal by a mixed culture of bacteria and white-rot fungi. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 43 (3), 459-462.

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  • 2-s2.0-84860320521

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=7349&context=engpapers&unstamped=1

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/engpapers/4417

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Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 459

End Page


  • 462

Volume


  • 43

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Netherlands

Abstract


  • Combining activated sludge cultures with microbes harboring specific degradation pathways could

    constitute a relevant process for the removal of toxic and recalcitrant organic substances from

    wastewater. Enhanced removal of three widely used recalcitrant pesticides from their liquid mixture

    was demonstrated by implementing a non-acclimated mixed culture of bacteria and white-rot fungus.

    During an incubation period of 14 days, the mixed fungus–bacteria culture achieved 47, 98, and 62%

    removal of aldicarb, atrazine and alachlor from the liquid phase, respectively. This compared favorably to batches containing only non-acclimated fungus or previously published removal rates with nonacclimated bacterial cultures. Biosorption along with biodegradation was responsible for the removal of the pesticides from the liquid phase. Potential application modes of the studied biodegradation process

    were also discussed.

Authors


  •   Hai, Faisal I.
  •   Modin, Oskar (external author)
  •   Yamamoto, Kazuo (external author)
  •   Fukushi, Kensuke (external author)
  •   Nakajiam, Fumiyuki (external author)
  •   Nghiem, Long D. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2012

Citation


  • Hai, F. Ibney., Modin, O., Yamamoto, K., Fukushi, K., Nakajiam, F. & Nghiem, L. Duc. (2012). Pesticide removal by a mixed culture of bacteria and white-rot fungi. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 43 (3), 459-462.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84860320521

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=7349&context=engpapers&unstamped=1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/engpapers/4417

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 459

End Page


  • 462

Volume


  • 43

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Netherlands