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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During phytovolatilization plants take pollutants from the growth matrix, then transform and finally release them to the atmosphere.
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.
Phytovolatilization involves the use of plants to take up contaminants from the soil, transforming them into volatile form and transpiring them into the atmosphere.