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Water Hyacinth
Environmental Challenges, Management and Utilization




ISBN 9781498743891
Published February 9, 2017 by CRC Press
345 Pages 24 Color & 39 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

The water hyacinth is a disruptive factor in aquatic ecosystem management and ecosystem services, and causes problems in fisheries, transportation waterways, irrigation, hydropower generation, and water resources. To address these concerns, it is necessary to integrate past studies with current research and innovations to identify where the knowledge gap is and to creatively assess and solve the problems in a global context. This book provides comprehensive coverage of new research and technological innovations for the application of controlling, managing, harvesting, postharvest processing and utilizing the water hyacinth.

Table of Contents

Introduction
S. H. Yan and J. Y. Guo

BIOLOGY OF WATER HYACINTH AND ENVIRONMENT

Biology of Water Hyacinth
Z. H. Zhang and J. Y. Guo

Direct and Strong Influence of Water Hyacinth on Aquatic Communities in Natural Waters
Z. Wang and S. H. Yan

Impacts of Water Hyacinth on Ecosystem Services
J. Y. Guo

MECHANISM AND IMPLICATIONS OF POLLUTANT REMOVAL BY WATER HYACINTH

Mechanisms and Implications of Nitrogen Removal
Y. Gao, N. Yi and S. H. Yan

Mechanism and Implications of Phosphorus Removal
Y. Y. Zhang and S. H. Yan

Impact of Water Hyacinth on Removal of Heavy Metals and Organic Pollutants
X. Lu

APPLICATION OF WATER HYACINTH IN PHYTOREMEDIATION

Ecological Engineering Using Water Hyacinth in Phytoremediation
Z. Y. Zhang and S. H. Yan

Impact of Water Hyacinth on Aquatic Environment in Phytoremediation of Eutrophic Lakes
Z. Wang and S. H. Yan

UTILIZATION OF WATER HYACINTH BIOMASS AS NATURAL RESOURCE

Utilization of Biomass for Energy and Fertilizer
X. M. Ye

Utilization of Water Hyacinth Biomass for Animal Feed
Y. F. Bai and J. Y. Guo

Economic Assessment and Further Research
Z. H. Kang and J. Y. Guo

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