Decrease in osmotically driven water flux and transport through mangrove roots after oil spills in the presence and absence of dispersants.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of crude oil on water transport through mangroves roots in the presence and absence of dispersants. Water transport through the roots were evaluated experimentally using red mangrove root segments exposed to salt water contaminated with Louisiana crude oil for seven days in the presence and absence of… CONTINUE READING