Table 3: Organic contaminants adsorbed by BC produced from different biomass precursors.

Source of BCOrganic pollutant sorbedReferences

Pine needleNaphthalene, nitrobenzene, and m-dinitrobenzene from waste water[83]
BambooPentachlorophenol[29]
Bamboo, Brazilian pepper wood, and sugarcane bagasseSulfamethoxazole from waste water[94]
Wheat strawHexachlorobenzene[25]
Hardwood, softwood, and grassCatechol and humic acid[19]