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Bioremediation of Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems

1st Edition

Edited by Milton Fingerman

CRC Press

622 pages

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Bioremediation, the use of microorganisms to degrade, sequester, or remove environmental contaminants, is an urgent need of our planet for protection and restoration from toxic contaminants. This book not only provides cutting edge information about bioremediation of aquatic and terrestrial habitats, but also highlights the gaps in our knowledge of

Table of Contents

Molecular Techniques of Xenobiotic-degrading Bacteria and their Catabolic Genes in Bioremediation; Genetic Engineering of Bacteria and their Potential for Bioremediation; Commercial Use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Bioremediation and Phytoremediation; Bioremediation of Heavy Metals Using Microorganisms; Guidance for the Bioremediation of Oil-contaminated Wetlands, Marshes, and Marine Shorelines; Bioremediation of Petroleum Contamination; Bioremediation of BTEX Hydrocarbons (Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene); Remediating RDX and HMX Contaminated Soil and Water; Microbial Surfactants and their Use in Soil Remediation; Phytoremediation Using Constructed Treatment Wetlands: An Overview; Engineering of Bioremediation Processes: A Critical Review

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI039000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology