Phytoremediation


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phytoremediation

[‚fīd·ō·ri‚mēd·ē′ā·shən]
(agriculture)
The use of green plants to manage or reduce high levels of soil and groundwater contaminants.

Phytoremediation

Low-cost option for site cleanup when the site has low levels of contamination that are widely dispersed. Phytoremediation (a subset of bioremediation) uses plants and trees to break down or take up contaminants.
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Phytoremediation in mangrove sediments impacted by persistent total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH's) using Avicennia schaueriana.
Phytoremediation of wastewater with Limnocharis flava, Thalia geniculate and Typha latifolia in constructed wetlands.
In general, the chemistry of metal interaction with soil matrix is central to the phytoremediation concept.
Due to its good adaptation to environmental stress, high biomass production and fast growth rate; grasses areoften used to be the preferable choice for phytoremediation compared to shrubs and trees (Ali et al.
Earlier, in order to estimate phytoremediation potential of these fern plants, we did experiments with 0, 0.
Phytoremediation is seen as a favorable strategy to remove the contamination.
The issue of combining coal FA phytoremediation with biofuel (bioethanol) production has not yet been explored.
Phytoremediation is considered as the most emerging green technology to detoxify contaminated areas i.