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ICV 2018: 95.39
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Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(6): 1524-1528
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.179


Mycofiltration: A Step Towards Sustainable Environment
Abhimanyu Mehta, Reena Dubey and Sumit Kumar
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar – 263145 (Uttarakhand), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The purposeful utilization of the vegetative development of mushroom-framing parasites on wood mulch substrates as a naturally dynamic filtration media, a procedure known as mycofiltration, is a promising new innovation for improving biofiltration of storm water, gray water, and agricultural spillover. Late trials have recorded that Escherichia coli can be selectively removed from sullied water around 20% for each cubic foot more successfully by mycofiltration than by wood mulch alone. This change in microbe’s evacuation was consistent even after introduction of the mycofiltration media to cruel natural conditions such as - 15 to 40 °C (5 to 140 °F) temperature extremes. This article clearly depicts the major important role of biofilteration in ensuring the water quality for sustainable environment system.


Keywords: Mycofiltratin,Environment,Biofilteration,Water.
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Abhimanyu Mehta, Reena Dubey and Sumit Kumar. 2017. Mycofiltration: A Step Towards Sustainable Environment.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(6): 1524-1528. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.606.179