Heavy Metal Polluted Soils: Effect on Plants and Bioremediation Methods

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G. U. Chibuike; S. C. Obiora;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Applied and Environmental Soil Science (issn: 1687-7667, eissn: 1687-7675)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/752708
  • Subject: S1-972 | GE1-350 | Agriculture (General) | Environmental sciences | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | complex mixtures | fungi

Soils polluted with heavy metals have become common across the globe due to increase in geologic and anthropogenic activities. Plants growing on these soils show a reduction in growth, performance, and yield. Bioremediation is an effective method of treating heavy metal... View more
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