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- Ndimele, Prince Emeka; Jenyo-Oni, Adetola; Chukwuka, Kanayo S.; Ndimele, Chinatu Charity; Ayodele, Ibukunoluwa Augustine
- Environmental technology 2015 v.36 no.19 pp. 2502-2514
- Eichhornia crassipes; absorption; aquatic ecosystems; environmental technology; freshwater; hydrocarbons; mineral fertilizers; models; petroleum; phytoremediation; water uptake
- ... This study investigated the effects of inorganic fertilizer (N ₁₅P ₁₅K ₁₅) amendments on crude oil uptake by water hyacinth. Experimental units (water hyacinth grown in fresh water) were spiked with 0, 20, 40 and 60 mg/L crude oil. After 24 h, they were randomly assigned fertilizer (N ₁₅P ₁₅K ₁₅) at three different concentrations; 0, 6 and 10 mg/L. Crude oil degradation and absorption were determi ...