Phytoremediation of Lead and Cadmium Contaminated Soils using Sunflower Plant

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Nasser Sewalem; Soad Elfeky; Fatma El- Shintinawy;
(2014)
  • Publisher: "Vikol publishing" ST Kolesnichenko V.V.
  • Journal: Journal of Stress Physiology & Biochemistry (issn: 1997-0838)
  • Subject: QD415-436 | Heavy metals | Biochemistry | Cadmium | Phytremediation | Sunflower | Lead

Phytremediation has emerged as a practical approach to clean up metal-polluted soils. In this study the role of sunflower ( Helianthus annuus L.) plants as a potential phytoremediator to soils contaminated with cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) was investigated. Our results sh... View more
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