Phytoremediation of Emerging Contaminants in Wetlands: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Phytoremediation of Emerging Contaminants in Wetlands

1st Edition

By Prabhat Kumar Rai

CRC Press

248 pages | 70 B/W Illus.

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Phytoremediation with wetland plants is an eco-friendly, aesthetically pleasing, cost-effective, solar-driven, passive technique that is useful for cleaning up environmental pollutants with low to moderate levels of contamination.

Table of Contents

Water, Wetlands and phytoremediation of emerging environmental contaminants. Phytoremediation: Concept, principles, mechanisms and applications. Progress, prospects and challenges of phytoremediation with wetland plants. Natural and Constructed Wetlands in phytoremediation: A Global perspective with case studies of tropical and temperate countries. Methods/design in Water Pollution Science of Wetland Systems. Global Ramsar wetland sites: A case study on biodiversity hotspot. Global wetland plants in metals/metalloids phytoremediation: Microcosms and field results. Wastewater treatment with Green chemical- ferrate: An eco-sustainable option. Phytoremediation and nanoparticles: Global issues, prospects and opportunities of pants- nanoparticles interaction in human welfare.

About the Author

Dr. Prabhat Kumar Rai, is currently working as Assistant Professor at Mizoram University. He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience. He has been awarded Young Scientist Award in 2012 for his exemplary work. He has published 104 research papers in renowned journals and 10 books with publishers such as Elsevier, Nova Science publishers and has contributed chapters in many books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical