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Table 2 pH, % of carbon, ash % and moisture % AC from seeds

From: Properties of natural adsorbent prepared from two local Sudanese agricultural wastes mango seeds and date's stones and their uses in removal of contamination from fluid nutrient

Parameter MS (solid) DS **Standard adsorbent
pH 7 7 7.37–8.3
% of carbon* 61.4 21.8 13–65
Ash %* 9.0 9.5 4–9.32
Moisture %* 17.5 19.9 2–10
  1. *An average of triplicate reading
  2. **Commercial activated carbon from plant sources