Investigates the possibility of using maize tassel powder as a solid phase extraction sorbent for the recovery of Ag, Au and Cu from aqueous solution. The surface characteristics of maize tassel and its ability to remove Ag, Au and Cu from aqueous solutions needed to be established before the preparation of maize tassel beads.
M. Tech. Environmental Management
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Tshwane University of Technology
Sekhula, Mahlatse Mapula.
Okonkwo, Jonathan Okechukwu.
Agyei, Nana M. (Nana Mensah)
Dissertations, Academic -- South Africa.
Water -- Purification -- Adsorption.
Sewage -- Purification -- Heavy metals removal.
The use of maize tassel as a solid phase extraction sorbent for the recovery of copper, gold and silver from aqueous solution.