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Research Article

Development of Wood Apple Shell (Feronia acidissima) Powder Biosorbent and Its Application for the Removal of Cd(II) from Aqueous Solution

Table 4

Comparison of maximum adsorption capacities ( ) of Cd(II) with various biosorbents.

Biosorbent (mg g−1)pHReference

Pine bark28.07.5[15]
Waste tea leaves31.485.0[16]
Hazelnut shells5.426.0[17]
Peat22.55.0[18]
Coffee husk6.94[19]
Heartwood powder of Areca catechu 10.666[20]
Fennel biomass26.594.3[21]
Coconut copra meal4.996.0[22]
Papaya wood17.225.0[23]
Sugarcane bagasse6.977.0[24]
WAS32.075.0This study

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