Biodegradation of PAHs in petroleum-contaminated soil using tamarind leaves as microbial inoculums

Petroleum-contaminated soil contains various hazardous materials such as aromatic hydrocarbons and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). This study focused on PAHs since they are potentially toxic,mutagenic, and carcinogenic. Bioremediation of PAHs was carried out by adding tamarind leaf inoculum...

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Main Authors: Kanchana Juntongjin, Kobchai Pattaragulwanit, Pairoh Pinphanichakarn, Suthep Thaniyavarn, Waurapong Lertthamrongsak, Ekawan Luepromchai
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Prince of Songkla University 2007-03-01
Series:Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology (SJST)
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Online Access:http://www.sjst.psu.ac.th/journal/29_2_pdf/24PAHs_515-527.pdf