Trace element phytoextraction from contaminated soil: a case study under Mediterranean climate

@article{Nissim2018TraceEP,
  title={Trace element phytoextraction from contaminated soil: a case study under Mediterranean climate},
  author={W. Guidi Nissim and Emily Palm and S. Mancuso and E. Azzarello},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={25},
  pages={9114-9131}
}
  • W. Guidi Nissim, Emily Palm, +1 author E. Azzarello
  • Published 2018
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • The current field study aims to assess the suitability of four different plant species (i.e. poplar, willow, hemp and alfalfa) to be used for trace element (TE) (i.e. Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb and Zn) phytoextraction under hot-arid Mediterranean climate conditions. Plants were grown for two consecutive years on a moderate TE contaminated soil, supplied with water and mineral nutrients. The growth and physiological parameters were assessed throughout the trial to compare the response of plants to the… CONTINUE READING
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