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Assessment Of Tropical Grasses And Legumes For Phytoremediation Of Petroleum-Contaminated Soils
Phytoremediation is a promising technology for the clean-up of petroleum-contaminated soils, especially in the tropics where climatic conditions favour plant growth and microbial activity and whereExpand
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Phytoremediation in the Tropics—The Effect of Crude Oil on the Growth of Tropical Plants
ABSTRACT Phytoremediation is a nondestructive, cost-effective in-situ technology to clean up contaminated soils. In the case of contamination with petroleum hydrocarbons, plants enhance microbialExpand
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Phytoremediation in the tropics--influence of heavy crude oil on root morphological characteristics of graminoids.
When studying species for phytoremediation of petroleum-contaminated soils, one of the main traits is the root zone where enhanced petroleum degradation takes place. Root morphologicalExpand
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Potential of vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash) for phytoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated soils in Venezuela
Venezuela is one of the largest oil producers in the world. For the rehabilitation of oil-contaminated sites, phytoremediation represents a promising technology whereby plants are used to enhanceExpand
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RAPD Variation Among North Vietnamese Flemingia macrophylla (Willd.) Kuntze ex Merr. accessions
Flemingia macrophylla (Willd.) Kuntze ex Merr., a multi-purpose legume with potential as dry-season forage crop, mainly occurs in subhumid to humid environments of tropical and subtropical Asia.Expand
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Influence of fertilizer levels on phytoremediation of crude oil-contaminated soils with the tropical pasture grass Brachiaria brizantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Stapf
Determination of fertilizer levels in phytoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons is a complex issue, since nutrient demands of the plant and of degrading microorganisms in the rhizosphere have to beExpand
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Phytoremediation of petroleum-contaminated soils in the tropics: Pre-selection of plant species from eastern Venezuela
Phytoremediation, i.e. the use of plants to recover contaminated soils, is a non-destructive and cost-effective in situ technology. In the case of oil contamination, it is based on the stimulation ofExpand
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LivestockPlus - The sustainable intensification of forage-based agricultural systems to improve livelihoods and ecosystem services in the tropics *
As global demand for livestock products (such as meat, milk and eggs) is expected to double by 2050, necessary increases to future production must be reconciled with negative environmental impactsExpand
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