21. Phytoremediation of Cadmium: A Green Approach

  1. Rashmi Sanghi and
  2. Vandana Singh
  1. Ackmez Mudhoo

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch21

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation

How to Cite

Mudhoo, A. (2011) Phytoremediation of Cadmium: A Green Approach, in Green Chemistry for Environmental Remediation (eds R. Sanghi and V. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118287705.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470943083

Online ISBN: 9781118287705

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Keywords:

  • Cadmium;
  • phytoremediation;
  • green technology;
  • hyperaccumulation;
  • chelating agents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Environmental Pollution Concern

  • Essentials of Bioremediation

  • Principles of Phytoremediation

  • Cadmium: Properties, Toxicity and Occurence

  • Phytoremediation of Cadmium

  • Cadmium Phtoremediation and Genetic Engineering