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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2015, Article ID 126036, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/126036
Research Article

Brilliant Green Dye Elimination from Water Using Psidium guajava Leaves and Solanum tuberosum Peels as Adsorbents in Environmentally Benign Way

Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore 54590, Pakistan

Received 20 November 2014; Revised 1 January 2015; Accepted 12 January 2015

Academic Editor: Chengshuai Liu

Copyright © 2015 Rabia Rehman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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