Phytoremediation: Methods and Reviews / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$199.00
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $146.83
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 26%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (6) from $146.83   
  • New (5) from $146.83   
  • Used (1) from $259.77   

Overview

This book presents the most innovative recent methodological developments in phytoremediation research, and outlines a variety of the contexts in which phytoremediation has begun to be applied. A significant portion is devoted to groundbreaking methods for the production of plants that are able to degrade, take up, or tolerate the effects of pollutants. The book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to the examination of principles and practices of phytoremediation.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...an excellent resource for fundamental research on the topic." -Journal of Hazardous Materials
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617376313
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/19/2010
  • Series: Methods in Biotechnology Series , #23
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 478
  • Product dimensions: 1.11 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

PHYTOREMEDIATION - Methods and Reviews

Table of Contents

I. METHODS: MANIPULATING PHENOTYPES AND EXPLOITING BIODIVERSITY

1. Genetic Engineering of Plants for Phytoremediation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Shigenori Sonoki, Satoru Fujihiro, and Shin Hisamatsu
2. Increasing Plant Tolerance to Metals in the Environment
Jennifer C. Stearns, Saleh Shah and Bernard R. Glick
3. Using Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis to Select Plants for Altered Radionuclide Accumulation
Katharine A. Payne, Helen C. Bowen, John P. Hammond, Corrina R. Hampton, Philip J. White and Martin R. Broadley
4. Detoxification of Soil Phenolic Pollutants by Plant Secretory Enzyme
Guo-Dong Wang and Xiao-Ya Chen
5. Using RT-PCR to Quantify Gene Expression in Plants Exposed to Radioactivity
Yu-Jin Heinekamp and Neil Willey
6. Plant Phylogeny and the Remediation of Persistent Organic Pollutants
Jason C. White and Barbara A. Zeeb
7. Producing Mycorrhizal Inoculum for Phytoremediation
Abdul Khan
8. Implementing Phytoremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons
Chris Collins
9. Uptake, Assimilation and Novel Metabolism of NO2 in Plants
Misa Takahashi, Toshiyuki Matsubara, Atsushi Sakamoto and Hiromichi Morikawa

II. METHODS: MANIPULATING CONTAMINANT AVAILABILITY AND DEVELOPING RESEARCH TOOLS

10. Testing the Manipulation of Soil Availability of Heavy Metals
Fernando Madrid-Diaz and M.B. Kirkham
11. Testing Amendments for Increasing Soil Availability of Radionuclides
Nick Watt
12. Using Electrodics to Aid Mobilisation of Lead in Soil
David Butcher
13. Stable Isotope Methods for Estimating the Labile Metal Content of Soils
Andy Midwood
14. In Vitro Hairy Root Cultures as a Tool for Phytoremediation Research
Cecilia G. Flocco and Ana M. Giulietti
15. Sectored Planters for Phytoremediation Studies
Chung-Shih Tang
16. Phytoremediation With Living Aquatic Plants: Development and Modeling of Experimental Observations
Steve Sternberg
17. Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy: Methodology and Potential for Predicting Trace Elements in Plants
Rafael Font, Mercedes del Río-Celestino and Antonio de Haro-Bailón

III. REVIEWS: CURRENT RESEARCH TOPICS IN PHYTOREMEDIATION

18. Using Hydroponic Bioreactors to Assess Phytoremediation Potential for Perchlorate
Valentine Nzengung
19. Using Plant Phylogeny to Predict Plant Detoxification of Triazine Herbicides
Sylvie Marcacci and Jean-Paul Schwitzguébel
20. Exploiting Plant Metabolism for Phytoremediation of Organic Xenobiotics
Peter Schröder
21. Searching for Genes Involved In Metal Tolerance, Uptake and Transport
Piia V.H. Hassinen, Arja I. Tervahauta and Sirpa O. Kärenlampi,
22. Manipulating Soil Metal Availability Using EDTA and Low Molecular Weight Organic Acids
Longhua Wu, Yongming Luo and Jing Song
23. Soils Contaminated With Radionuclides - Some Insights for Phytoextraction of Inorganics
Neil Willey
24. Assessing Plants for Phytoremediation of Arsenic Contaminated Soils
Nandita Singh and Lena Q Ma

Part IV. REVIEWS: CONTEXTS AND UTILISATION OF PHYTOREMEDIATION

25. Phytoremediation in China -1. Inorganics
Shirong Tang
26. Phytoremediation in China - 2. Organics
Shirong Tang and Cehui Mo,
27. Phytoremediation of As Contaminated Soil in China
Chen Tong-Bin, Liao Xiao-Yong, Huang Ze-Chun, Lei Mei, Li Wen-Xue, Mo Liang-Yu, An Zhi-Zhuang, Wei Chao-Yang, Xiao Xi-Yuan, Xie Hua
28. Phytoremediation in Portugal - Present and Future
Cristina Nabais, Susana C. Gonçalves and Helena Freitas
29. Phytoremediation in Russia
Yelena V. Lyubun and Dmitry N. Tychinin
30. Phytoremediation in India
MNV Prasad,
31. Phytoremediation in New Zealand/Australia
Brett Robinson and Chris

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)