Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants: Volume 1: Biological Approaches

Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants: Volume 1: Biological Approaches

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319856575
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 09/12/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 327
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Naser A. Anjum is a researcher at CESAM-Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies & Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Dr. Sarvajeet S. Gill is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Biotechnology, Maharshi Dayanand University in Haryana, India.

Dr. Narendra Tuteja is a Professor and Director of Amity Institute of Microbial Technology (AIMT), Amity University in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Enhancing the cleanup of environmental pollutants and the role of biological approaches: an introduction.- Chapter 2. Degradation of the dinitrotoluene isomers 2,4 and 2,6-DNT: appraising the role of microorganisms.- Chapter 3. Bioremediation approaches for petroleum hydrocarbons-contaminated environments.- Chapter 4. Bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-polluted soils at laboratory and field scale: a review of the literature on plants and microorganisms.- Chapter 5. Organic micropollutants in the environment: ecotoxicity potential and methods for remediation.- Chapter 6. The contributions of mycorrhizas in the mineralization of organic contaminants.- Chapter 7. Remediation of mine tailings and fly ash dump sites: role of Poaceae family members and aromatic grasses.- Chapter 8. Bioremediation of sulfide mine tailings: response of different soil fractions.- Chapter 9. Remediation of polluted soils through hyperaccumulator plants.- Chapter 10. Metal bioaccumulation by plants in roadside soils: perspectives for bioindication and phytoremediation.- Chapter 11. Soil quality protection at heavy metal-contaminated manufactured gas plant sites: role of biological remediation.- Chapter 12. Plant physiology processes associated with ´Plant-Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteriá bioassays for the enhance of heavy metals removal.- Chapter 13. Exploiting nitrogen-fixing rhizobial symbionts genetic resources for improving phytoremediation of contaminated soils.- Chapter 14. Environmental bioremediation by biosorption and bioaccumulation: principles and applications.

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