Phytoremediation: Transformation and Control of Contaminants (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 5, 2004 - Science - 1024 pages
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Phytormediation is an exciting new method for controlling and cleaning up hazardous wastes using green plants. This book is the first to compile the state of the science and engineering arts in this rapidly advancing field. Phytormediation:
  • Approaches the subject from the perspectives of biochemistry, genetics, toxicology, and pathway analysis.
  • Is written by two of the premier experts in the field.
  

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Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYTOTRANSFORMATION AND CONTROL OF CONTAMINANTS
121
SCIENCE AND PRACTICE FOR AROMATIC PHENOLIC AND HYDROCARBON CONTAMINANTS
283
TRANSFORMATION AND CONTROL OF EXPLOSIVES
387
FATE AND CONTROL OF CHLORINATED SOLVENTS AND OTHER HALOGENATED COMPOUNDS
497
MODELING DESIGN AND FIELD PILOT TESTING
661
LATEST ADVANCES
763
Index of Names of Plants
925
Index
939
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STEVEN C. McCUTCHEON, PhD, PE, is one of the leading experts in the world in phytoremediation. He currently works at the U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory in Athens, Georgia.

JERALD L. SCHNOOR, PhD, PE, DEE, is Foundation Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa.

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