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Cover for Environmental applications of poplars and willows.

This chapter provides a practical worldwide overview of the environmental applications of poplars and willows. The chapter aims to synthesize the latest knowledge on these applications with respect to sustainable livelihoods, land use and restoration. The applications covered include land...

Author(s)
Isebrands, J. G.; Aronsson, P.; Carlson, M.; Ceulemans, R.; Coleman, M.; Dickinson, N.; Dimitriou, J.; Doty, S.; Gardiner, E.; Heinsoo, K.; Johnson, J. D.; Koo, Y. B.; Kort, J.; Kuzovkina, J.; Licht, L.; McCracken, A. R.; McIvor, I.; Mertens, P.; Perttu, K.; Riddell-Black, D.; Robinson, B.; Scarascia-Mugnozza, G.; Schroeder, W. R.; Stanturf, J.; Volk, T. A. (et al)
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biofuel crops: production, physiology and genetics.

This book begins with a review of the history of biofuel. It contains chapters that are devoted to emerging technologies for biofuel production, cell wall structure and destructing approaches, cellulosic biofuel crops role in phytoremediation, and feedstock pretreatment methods. Detailed discussion ...

Author(s)
Singh, B. P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Willow.

This chapter provides an overview of the biology and taxonomy of willows (Salix sp.), describes a short presentation of production systems and breeding issues with respect to willow use as biomass crop, and discusses environmental and landscape design issues including the possibility for...

Author(s)
Weih, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phytoremediation trees for biofuel.

This chapter reviews: (i) research on phytoremediating trees; (ii) commercial dendroremediation; (iii) the potential uses of phytoremediating trees as biofuel feedstocks; and (iv) when trees harvested from contaminated (high nutrient, heavy metal, chemical, etc.) sites could be directly used for...

Author(s)
Rockwood, D. L.; Isebrands, J. G.; Minogue, P. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resource utilization and beneficial aspects of invasive alien weeds with special reference to the Western Ghats, India.

This chapter describes the utilization of invasive weeds in the Western Ghats region of India as medicinal plants, ornamental plants, edible plants, fodder plants, hyperaccumulators for bioremediation, biofertilizers and timber source, among other uses.

Author(s)
Rao, R. R.; Kavitha Sagar; Sathyanarayana, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons in contaminated soil.

This chapter provides a clear insight into microbial degradation of petroleum hydrocarbons in contaminated soil that have emerged from the growing body of bioremediation research and its applications in practice. Understanding the biodegradability of several classes of petroleum contaminants is of...

Author(s)
Ite, A. E.; Semple, K. T.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are among the most common organic pollutants in soil, water and sediments worldwide. Bioremediation is a process that relies on biodegradation, which is the partial or total transformation, detoxification or removal of pollutants by microorganisms, plants...

Author(s)
Johnston, C. G.; Johnston, G. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939564)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phytoremedial crops and current research.

This chapter discusses the use of plants in the remediation of heavy metal-polluted soils, the mechanism by which the plants work (such as by metal accumulation), molecular mechanism of metal tolerance, improvement of plants for phytoremediation by genetic engineering, and limitations and prospects ...

Author(s)
Padmanabhan, P.; Sahi, S. V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936167)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of plant-based remediation of contaminated soils.

Soil contamination is defined as the accumulation of hazardous compounds within the soil environment. Among the various technologies developed for soil remediation and rehabilitation, plant-based approaches have attracted attention for several years in view of their potential benefits in terms of...

Author(s)
Kopittke, P. M.; Lombi, E.; Menzies, N. W.; Naidu, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936167)
Type
Book chapter

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