Phytoremediation in Tropical Agroforestry

  title={Phytoremediation in Tropical Agroforestry},
  author={Alain R. Atangana and Damase P. Khasa and Scott X. Chang and Ann Degrande},
Agroforestry has great potentials for providing numerous environmental services, including, among others, soil conservation, land rehabilitation, ground water-table stabilization, erosion control, and phytoremediation of soils contaminated with heavy metals and other pollutants. Phytoremediation, one of those environmental services provided by agroforestry, is the use of plants to decontaminate polluted soils. Phytoremediation involves extraction of soil pollutants by roots and accumulation or… CONTINUE READING