phytoremediation

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phy·to·re·me·di·a·tion

 (fī′tō-rĭ-mē′dē-ā′shən)
n.
The planting of trees, grasses, or other vegetation to remove or neutralize contaminants, as in polluted soil or water.

phytoremediation

(ˌfaɪtəʊrɪˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən)
n
(Botany) another name for bioremediation
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The results show that (i) Brassicajuncea is a better phytoremediation plant that Brassica rapa in all cases, (ii) Brassica rapa andjuncea are viable phytoremediation plants in both phytoextraction and rhizofiltration, (iii) in a multi-component system metal accumulation is enhanced, and (iv) metal accumulation increases over time.
Phytoextraction is the process by which metal-accumulating plants concentrate metals from the soil into the harvestable parts of the plant above ground, where it can be removed, dried and burned to metal-rich ash.
Phytoextraction involves removing heavy metals from soil.
Use of vetiver grass for phytoextraction of lead from firing range soil.
2009) and Abdel-Salam (2012) have barely discovered the preliminary phytoextraction ability of a specific type of metal contamination among these grasses in the soils.
Phytoextraction and phytostabilization and are the most usual phytoremediation techniques adopted for soils contaminated with heavy metals.
Phytoextraction is widely researched for remediation of heavy metal contaminated soil.
Induced phytoextraction of mercury and gold from cyanidation tailings of small-scale gold mining area of west Lombok, Indonesia.
In phytoremediation several mechanism are present and they are classified according to the place where the process takes place (Figure 1): Phytoextraction, Rhizodegradation, Phytostabilization, Phytodegradation, and Phytovolatilization (Imfeld et al.
van der Salm C, Chardon WJ, Koopmans GF, van Middlekoop JC, Ehlert PAI (2009) Phytoextraction of phosphorus-enriched grassland soils.