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- Hosen, M. Md. L., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- International journal of environmental science and technology 2019 v.16 no.2 pp. 965-972
- Alternanthera philoxeroides; Ipomoea aquatica; Ludwigia adscendens; adsorption; desalination; halophytes; hydroponics; irrigation; leaves; mesophyll; phytodesalination; saline water; salinity; sodium; vacuoles; water quality; xylem vessels
- ... A hydroponic experiment has been conducted for desalination of saline water by culturing Ipomoea aquatica, Alternanthera philoxeroides and Ludwigia adscendens at 0–7 dS m⁻¹ salinity level. Water samples were collected at 15-day interval, and the plants were harvested after 45 days. They were separated into root, stem and leaf. EC value decreased in water with increasing time for all halophytes. Ro ...