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Serpentine and Its Vegetation: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Part I: Serpentine ecology. Introduction. The nature, occurrence and composition of ultamafic rocks. The formation and composition of serpentine soils. The serpentine factor. Serpentine and
Serpentine and its vegetation
Detection of nickeliferous rocks by analysis of herbarium specimens of indicator plants
Abstract Nearly 2000 herbarium specimens and 232 species of the genera Homalium and Hybanthus were analysed for nickel in order to identify plant accumulators of nickel which were indicative of
The potential of Thlaspi caerulescens for phytoremediation of contaminated soils
Uptake of Cd, Zn, Pb and Mn by the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens was studied by pot trials in plant growth units and in populations of wild plants growing over Pb/Zn base-metal mine wastes at
Phytomining for nickel, thallium and gold
The technique of phytomining involves growing a crop of a metal-hyperaccumulating plant species, harvesting the biomass and burning it to produce a bio-ore. The first phytomining experiments were
Sebertia acuminata: A Hyperaccumulator of Nickel from New Caledonia
Sebertia acuminata (Sapotaceae) from New Caledonia has been shown to be a hyperaccumulator of nickel, easily the highest nickel concentration ever found in living material.
Soil Amendments Affecting Nickel and Cobalt Uptake by Berkheya coddii : Potential Use for Phytomining and Phytoremediation
Land management procedures would enhance phytoremediation and phytomining operations for nickel and cobalt, despite increasing the solubility (plant availability) of these elements in the soil.
The potential of the high-biomass nickel hyperaccumulator Berkheya coddii for phytoremediation and phytomining
Abstract Pot trials and tests in outside plots were carried out on the South African Ni hyperaccumulator plant Berkheya coddii in order to establish its potential for phytoremediation of contaminated
The nickel hyperaccumulator plant Alyssum bertolonii as a potential agent for phytoremediation and phytomining of nickel
Abstract Experiments were carried out in Italy on the potential use of the hyperaccumulator Alyssum bertolonii in phytomining of ultramafic soils for Ni. In situ experimental plots at Murlo, Tuscany