The new report of domestic wastewater treatment and bioelectricity generation using Dieffenbachia seguine constructed wetland coupling microbial fuel cell (CW-MFC)

Journal title

Archives of Environmental Protection




vol. 49


No 1


Chaijak, Pimprapa : Thaksin University, Thailand ; Sola, Phachirarat : Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (Public Organization) (TINT), Thailand



wastewater treatment ; biodegradation ; microbial fuel cell ; electricity generation ; macrophyte ; biocatalyst

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Nauki Techniczne




Polish Academy of Sciences


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