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The use of industrial waste water for irrigation purposes has emerged an important way to utilize its nutrients and removal of its pollutant load by growing tolerant plant species. The present study is an attempt to find out the ways in which the otherwise harmful industrial effluent can be beneficial used especially for agricultural purposes. The present study has been made to evaluate the output of textile effluent on germination and crop growth using Pisum sativum L. var Arkel. Plants were raised first in petri dishes and then in plastic pots in triplicate and irrigated with various concentrations of effluent. It was suggested that waste water from textile factory could be utilized for irrigation purposes after proper dilution and may contribute, at least in part towards solving the problem of textile effluent disposal. However, such recommendation needs some more extensive work to minimize the risk.


Industrial effluent Pisum sativum germination

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Gupta, M. . . (2018). Impact of textile wastewater on germination and growth of Pisum sativum L. Environment Conservation Journal, 19(3), 173–177.


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