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A Review: Phytoremediation A Green Tool to Embrace Suitability & Sustainability

Author(s):

Dharitri B. Ramanlal , N. V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences; Rita N. Kumar, N. V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences; Nirmal Kumar, J. I, Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research ; Mansi N. Banker, N. V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences; Rashmi M. Thakkar, N. V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences

Keywords:

Phytoremediation, Heavy Metals, Hyperaccumulator, Phytomining

Abstract

The growth in the economic development of all the sectors have put an immense pressure on natural resources and have caused great turmoil to the soil cover which is under great stress due to surplus addition of heavy metals or toxic compounds via various sources of natural as well as anthropogenic origin. It is the need of time to find a sustainable solution to remediate the soil and to regain its fertility. Amongst many proposed technologies phytoremediation proves to be quintessence for a sustainable solution. Hence, various aspects of phytoremediation and its significance in truncating the problem are discussed here.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV5I60109
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 6
Publication Date: 01/09/2017
Page(s): 166-170

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