A REVIEW ON THE USE OF PLANTS’ SEEDS AS BIOCOAGULANTS IN THE PURIFICATION OF WATER

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Water covering over 70% of the earth, is undoubtedly one of the most precious natural resource of the world. However in spite of such large quantity of water present on the earth’s surface, only 0.4 % is available for use, 97% is the salt water of oceans and seas while the remaining 2.6% is captured in polar ice caps, glaciers, atmosphere or underground (Himesh et al., 2007).