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Remediation of Environmental Contaminants, 1st Edition

Edited by Naser A. Anjum, Maria E. Pereira, Iqbal Ahmad, Armando C. Duarte, Shahid Umar, Nafees A. Khan

CRC Press

617 pages

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Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants highlights the use of natural and inherent traits of plants and associated microbes to exclude, accumulate, or metabolize a variety of contaminants, with the goal of efficiently and sustainably decontaminating the biosphere from unwanted hazardous compounds. Contributed by an internationa

Table of Contents

Contaminants, Contaminated Sites, and Remediation. Genus Brassica and Contaminants' Remediation. Other Plant Species and Contaminants' Remediation. Enhancing Contaminants' Remediation. Plants' Contaminants Tolerance.

About the Editors

Naser A. Anjum, Iqbal Ahmad, Maria E. Pereira and Armando C. Duarte are affiliates of the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) and the Department of Chemistry at University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal.

Shahid Umar is associated with the Laboratory of Plant Stress Physiology and Biochemistry, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Hamdard University, New Delhi - 110 062, India.

Nafees A. Khan is an affiliate of the Division of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Department of Botany, Faculty of Life Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh - 202 002, U.P., India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Environmental Science