Environmental Science

Author: William P. Cunningham
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
ISBN: 9780072439564
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Old industrial facilities such as smelters, mills, petroleum refineries, and chemical
manufacturing plants are highly likely to ... the ground, solvents, metals,
radioactive elements, and other contaminants are dispersed and difficult to
collect and treat. ... Cleaning up contaminated groundwater usually entails
pumping vast amounts of water out of the ground — hopefully ...
Phytoremediation (remediation, or cleanup, using plants) can include a variety of
strategies for absorbing, extracting, ...


Author: Abid A. Ansari
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319523813
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This text details the plant-assisted remediation method, “phytoremediation”, which involves the interaction of plant roots and associated rhizospheric microorganisms for the remediation of soil contaminated with high levels of metals, ...

Bioremediation And Bioeconomy

Author: M.N.V Prasad
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0128028726
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The book addresses these challenge by presenting innovative and cost-effective solutions to decontaminate polluted environments, including usage of contaminated land and waste water for bioproducts such as natural fibers, biocomposites, and ...

Science Culture

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Bioremediation of heavy or toxic metals a) From Soil : Certain plants can
concentrate essential and non-essential heavy ... that is able to accumulate up to
4% zinc14 in leaf dry matter, has attracted much attention for its possible use in
phytoremediation of ... of Cu contaminated soils, restoration of mined land,
geochemical prospecting and environmental pollution. ... var. piperascens16
were able to grow in Cd contaminated soil and its accumulation in plant did not
affect the essential oil ...


Author: Steven C. McCutcheon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471459323
Size: 23.87 MB
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Phytormediation is an exciting new method for controlling and cleaning up hazardous wastes using green plants. This book is the first to compile the state of the science and engineering arts in this rapidly advancing field.

Bioremediation Technology

Author: M. H. Fulekar
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9048136784
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This book discusses bioremediation technology-based remediation to restore contaminated sites and protect the environment. It studies the opportunities for more efficient biological processes in molecular biology and ecology.

International Environment Reporter

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1114 Sweden and Denmark, bridge linking nations appears to help rather than
hurt ecosystem, environmental authorities say, ... Helsinki Comm'n says, 773 —
Oil spills Denmark to consider requiring local pilots for ships navigating waters
after accident, ... funds for cleanup, 968 — Toxic chemical pollutants Decline
noted, but signs of environmental deterioration continue, ... ban approaches, 206
SEWAGE TREATMENT See also WATER, subheading: pollution EU directive

Bioremediation Principles

Author: Juana B. Eweis
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 9780070577329
Size: 70.32 MB
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The use of biological methods and processes for the remediation of contaminated soils and aquifers is the focus of this text, which emphasizes the characteristics of organic compounds and factors which make organics amenable to biological ...

Soil Science Agricultural And Environmental Prospectives

Author: Khalid Rehman Hakeem
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331934451X
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This book encompasses the various processes, functions and behaviour of soils very comprehensively to acquaint the students of soil, plant and environmental sciences about their role to perform different agricultural and environmental ...