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 techniques that involve the use of living organisms include bioremediation, phytoextraction, phytovolatilization, phytostabilization, rhizofiltration and phytoremediation (Yang et al.
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.