Microalgal Diversity in Oil Palm Industrial Wastewater Collected from Trang and Krabi Province

  • Somrak Rodjaroen คณะวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยี มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏนครศรีธรรมราชโทรศัพท์ : 086-7008702
  • Suriya Chankaew
  • Ammuaychok Wetchakul
  • Wanchai Phromkerd
  • Chatchai Sungpud
  • Kattinat Sagulsawasdipan


The objectives of this research was to study the species and diversity of the microalgae from the final wastewater treatment pond of the palm oil factories. The wastewater samples were collected from Trang 1 and Trang 2; in Trang province and Khabi 1; in Khabi province, respectively. A total of 5 divisions, including 6 orders, 9 genera and 10 species was identified Phormidium sp. and Euglena sp.1 were dominant species presented in all three oil palm industrial wastewater. The Shannon-Wiener’s index of microalgal diversity in the three oil palm industrial wastewater pond was ranging from 0.8806 to 1.3091. The cluster analysis showed low similarity among microalgal species, whereas the water qualities were similar among the three areas. Canonical correspondences analysis revealed that there was an obvious relationship of microalgal species and water transparency.  Oscillatoria sp., Cryptomonas sp., Pleurosigma sp. and Microcystis sp. were commonly founded in water with high transparency and low BOD.


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ณัฐวุฒิ บุญเลี่ยม สมชาย ดารารัตน์ ชาญวิทย โฆษิตานนท์ ทวีศักดิ์ หอมดอกไม้ และจิรวรรณ ออตยะกุล. (2549). การบําบัดน้ำเสียจากโรงงานสกัดน้ำมันปาล์มด้วยกระบวนการไร้ออกซิเจนสองขั้นตอน. ใน การประชุมวิชาการสิ่งแวดล้อมแห่งชาติครั้งที่ 5 (1-9). กรุงเทพฯ: สมาคมวิศวกรรมสิ่งแวดล้อมแห่งประเทศไทย.
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