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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com) enhances phytostabilization, phytotransformation and phytostimulation, which are vegetation-based remediation systems that demonstrate tremendous value in maintaining a natural ecosystem for plants which has been missing in the world of agriculture for many years, due to lack of proper soil conditioning.
In the last decade, the term has been expanded to cover several plant-induced remediation mechanisms including phytostabilization for heavy metals; phytovolatilization for mercury, selenium, and chlorinated solvents; phytotransformation for munitions, pesticides, and chlorinated solvents; and rhizosphere degradation or plant-assisted bioremediation for organic compounds.