5. Phytoremediation: An Efficient Approach for Bioremediation of Organic and Metallic Ions Pollutants

  1. Romeela Mohee3 and
  2. Ackmez Mudhoo4
  1. Divya Gupta1,
  2. Lalit Kumar Singh2,
  3. Ashish Deep Gupta1 and
  4. Vikash Babu1

Published Online: 4 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch5

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

How to Cite

Gupta, D., Singh, L. K., Gupta, A. D. and Babu, V. (2012) Phytoremediation: An Efficient Approach for Bioremediation of Organic and Metallic Ions Pollutants, in Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications (eds R. Mohee and A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Professor, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, MAURITIUS

  2. 4

    Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, MAURITIUS

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mangalayatan University, Department of Biotechnology, Beswan, Aligarh, India, -202145

  2. 2

    Indian Institute of Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Roorkee, Roorkee, India, -247667

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118062845

Online ISBN: 9781118371220

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Keywords:

  • phytoremediation;
  • inorganic pollutant;
  • heavy metals;
  • chelate enhaced phytoextraction;
  • direct phytoremediation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Phytotechnology

  • Strategies Used in Phytoremediation of Inorganic Pollutant

  • Strategies Used in Phytoremediation of Organic Pollutant

  • Concluding Note