Use of Si-Phytoliths in depollution of mining areas in the Cerrado-Caatinga region, MG, Brazil

  • Heloiza Márcia Fernandes-Horn, Regynaldo Arruda Sampaio, +6 authors Essaid Bilal
  • Published 2017


Treating of metal contaminated areas became a very important problem with increasing industrial and agricultural activities. Many of the used methods are very expensive, need intensive human interaction or have a very negative influence on the cleaned regions. The use of Si-Phytoliths is a simple, low cost and a very effective way to obtain good results in… (More)