Phytoextraction of lead-contaminated soil using vetivergrass (Vetiveria zizanioides L.), cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica L.) and carabaograss (Paspalum conjugatum L.).

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BACKGROUND, AIMS AND SCOPE The global problem concerning contamination of the environment as a consequence of human activities is increasing. Most of the environmental contaminants are chemical by-products and heavy metals such as lead (Pb). Lead released into the environment makes its way into the air, soil and water. Lead contributes to a variety of… (More)

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@article{PazAlberto2007PhytoextractionOL, title={Phytoextraction of lead-contaminated soil using vetivergrass (Vetiveria zizanioides L.), cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica L.) and carabaograss (Paspalum conjugatum L.).}, author={Annie Melinda Paz-Alberto and Gilbert C. Sigua and Bellrose G Baui and Jacqueline A. Prudente}, journal={Environmental science and pollution research international}, year={2007}, volume={14 7}, pages={498-504} }