Phytoremediation: biological cleaning of a polluted environment.


Phytoremediation is the direct use of living green plants to degrade, contain, or render harmless various environmental contaminants, including recalcitrant organic compounds or heavy metals. The methods involved include phytoextraction, direct phytodegradation, rhizofiltration, phytovolatilization or formation of artificial wetlands, and lagoon systems… (More)


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@article{Macek2004PhytoremediationBC, title={Phytoremediation: biological cleaning of a polluted environment.}, author={Tom{\'a}s Macek and Kateřina Francov{\'a} and Lucie Koch{\'a}nkov{\'a} and Petra Loveck{\'a} and Edita Ryslav{\'a} and Jan Rezek and Martina Sur{\'a} and Jan Triska and Kateřina Demnerov{\'a} and Martina Mackov{\'a}}, journal={Reviews on environmental health}, year={2004}, volume={19 1}, pages={63-82} }