Anjum, Naser A.

Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants

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Table of contents

1. Biological Approaches for Enhancing the Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants: An Introduction
Naser A. Anjum, Sarvajeet Singh Gill, Narendra Tuteja

2. Degradation of the Dinitrotoluene Isomers 2,4- and 2,6-DNT: Appraising the Role of Microorganisms
Arturo Aburto-Medina, Mohamed Taha, Esmaeil Shahsavari, Andrew S. Ball

3. Bioremediation Approaches for Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Environments
Esmaeil Shahsavari, Gregory Poi, Arturo Aburto-Medina, Nagalakshmi Haleyur, Andrew S. Ball

4. Bioremediation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons-Polluted Soils at Laboratory and Field Scale: A Review of the Literature on Plants and Microorganisms
Fabián Fernández-Luqueño, Fernando López-Valdez, Cesar R. Sarabia-Castillo, Selvia García-Mayagoitia, Sergio R. Pérez-Ríos

5. Organic Micropollutants in the Environment: Ecotoxicity Potential and Methods for Remediation
Muhammad Arslan, Inaam Ullah, Jochen A. Müller, Naeem Shahid, Muhammad Afzal

6. The Contributions of Mycorrhizas in the Mineralization of Organic Contaminants
Chris O. Nwoko

7. Remediation of Mine Tailings and Fly Ash Dumpsites: Role of Poaceae Family Members and Aromatic Grasses
Ilika Ghosh, Manosij Ghosh, Anita Mukherjee

8. Bioremediation of Sulfide Mine Tailings: Response of Different Soil Fractions
H. Cortez, A. Ballester, F. González, M. L. Blázquez, J. A. Muñoz

9. Remediation of Polluted Soils Using Hyperaccumulator Plants
Neerja Srivastava

10. Metal Bioaccumulation by Plants in Roadside Soils: Perspectives for Bioindication and Phytoremediation
Luís A. B. Novo, Viviani C. Onishi, Cassiano A. R. Bernardino, Eduardo Ferreira Silva

11. Soil Quality Protection at Heavy Metal-Contaminated Manufactured Gas Plant Sites: Role of Biological Remediation
Martina Grifoni, Gianniantonio Petruzzelli, Meri Barbafieri, Irene Rosellini, Francesca Pedron

12. Plant Physiology Processes Associated with “Plant-Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria” Bioassays for the Enhanced Heavy Metal Removal
Angélica Rodríguez-Dorantes, Leonor Angélica Guerrero-Zúñiga

13. Exploiting Nitrogen-Fixing Rhizobial Symbionts Genetic Resources for Improving Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soils
Alice Checcucci, Marco Bazzicalupo, Alessio Mengoni

14. Environmental Bioremediation by Biosorption and Bioaccumulation: Principles and Applications
Raluca-Maria Hlihor, Laura-Carmen Apostol, Maria Gavrilescu

Keywords: Environment, Terrestrial Pollution, Soil Science & Conservation, Plant Biochemistry, Ecotoxicology, Monitoring/Environmental Analysis, Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology

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