Phytoextraction of Cd-contaminated soil by carambola (Averrhoa carambola) in field trials.

@article{Li2009PhytoextractionOC,
  title={Phytoextraction of Cd-contaminated soil by carambola (Averrhoa carambola) in field trials.},
  author={J. T. Li and Bin Liao and Zhen Yu Dai and Renbin Zhu and W S Shu},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2009},
  volume={76 9},
  pages={1233-9}
}
Use of metal-accumulating woody species to extract metals from heavy metal contaminated soil has received more attention. While considerable studies have focused on the phytoextraction potential of willow (Salix spp.) and poplar (Populus spp.), similar information is rare for other woody species. Carambola (Averrhoa carambola) is a high-biomass tree and has been identified as a new Cd-accumulating species. The present study aimed to evaluate the Cd phytoextraction potential of carambola under… CONTINUE READING

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