Rhizosphere-induced heavy metal ( loid ) transformation in relation to bioavailability and remediation

@inproceedings{Seshadri2015RhizosphereinducedHM,
  title={Rhizosphere-induced heavy metal ( loid ) transformation in relation to bioavailability and remediation},
  author={Balaji Seshadri and Nanthi S. Bolan and Ravi Naidu},
  year={2015}
}
Soil is the sink and source of heavy metals (both geogenic and anthropogenic) and plants are the ecosystem regulators, balancing the chemistry of life on earth. However, roots are the only connection between soil and plants, which are the real engineers of ecosystem dynamics responsible for environmental balance and stability. The plant-soil interface termed as ‘rhizosphere’ is a typical zone of soil where the physical, chemical and biological characteristics are different from bulk soil… CONTINUE READING
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