Effectiveness of Houseplants in Reducing the Indoor Air Pollutant Ozone

  title={Effectiveness of Houseplants in Reducing the Indoor Air Pollutant Ozone},
  author={Heather Laine Papinchak and E. Jay Holcomb and Teodora Best and Dennis R. Decoteau},
ADDITIONAL INDEX WORDS. mitigation, depletion rates, foliage SUMMARY. Three common indoor houseplants, snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata), spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum), and golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum), were evaluated for their species effectiveness in reducing ozone concentrations in a simulated indoor environment. Continuously stirred tank reactor (CSTR) chambers housed within a greenhouse equipped with a charcoal filtration air supply system were used to simulate an indoor… 

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