ISSN : 2663-2187

Removal of nitrogen and phosphorus from agro-industrial wastewater by using microalgae collected from coastal region of peninsular Malaysia

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Prakash Bhuyar, Fakhrul Farez , Mohd Hasbi Ab. Rahim , Gaanty Pragas Maniam and Natanamurugaraj Govindan
ยป doi: 10.33472/AFJBS.3.1.2021.58-66


The potential of microalgae as a source of renewable energy based on wastewater has received increasing interest worldwide in recent decades. A freshwater microalga Chlorella vulgaris was investigated for its ability to remove both nitrogen and phosphorus from three industrial wastewaters which were diluted in microalgae in two different proportions (namely, 50% and 75%).

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