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Chitosan as a water clarifying agent

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dc.contributor.author Prabhu, P.V.
dc.contributor.author Radhakrishnan, A.G.
dc.contributor.author Iyer, T.S.G.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-24T08:31:11Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-24T08:31:11Z
dc.date.issued 1976
dc.identifier.citation Fisheries Technology 1976: 13(1), 69-72 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/501
dc.description.abstract chitosan may be used to reduce the bacterial load of water. Material prepared according to the method of Radhakrishnan & Prahu (Res. Ind., 16(4): 265(1971)) used in 1% solution in 1% acetic acid was added at 10 ppm level to contaminated water and allowed to stand for 45 min. Cultures of E. coli, Staphylococci and a mixture of the 2 were inoculated into ordinary and muddy water. Bacterial load was determined, and it is shown that chitosan has excellent qualities as a coagulant/water clarifying agent, especially for muddy waters or those contaminated with suspended matter or bacteria. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Society of Fisheries Technologists (India), Cochin en_US
dc.subject pollution control en_US
dc.subject bacteria en_US
dc.subject brackish en_US
dc.subject freshwater en_US
dc.title Chitosan as a water clarifying agent en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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