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As a potential phytoremediation system for phytoextraction of chromium (Cr), we evaluated the influence of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus intraradices on leaf tissue elemental composition, growth and gas exchange of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Sunflower seedlings were either inocu-lated with mycorrhizal fungi (AM) or non-inoculated (Non-AM)(More)
Hypobaria (low total atmospheric pressure) is essential in sustainable, energy-efficient plant production systems for long-term space exploration and human habitation on the Moon and Mars. There are also critical engineering, safety, and materials handling advantages of growing plants under hypobaria, including reduced atmospheric leakage from(More)
suggest setting highlighted text same as book subtitle here and on title page. Pls. advise. Front Matter MUST comprise 16 pages. Credits and acknowledgments borrowed from other sources and reproduced, with permission, in this textbook appear on appropriate page within text (or on page xx). Many of the designations by manufacturers and seller to distinguish(More)
While plants can phytoremediate soils that are contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons, adding microbes to remediate contaminated sites with petroleum-degrading microorganisms and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) is not well understood. The phytoremediation of Arabian medium crude oil (ACO) was done with a Lolium multiflorum system inoculated with an AMF(More)
Crinum lilies (Crinum spp. L.) are tropical and subtropical bulbous plants with excellent potential for southern US landscapes. Unfortunately, the more desirable crinum cultivars are slow and expensive to propagate by traditional offsets. The objective of this research was to develop reliable procedures for multiplying Crinum`Ellen Bosanquet' by tissue(More)
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