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close this section of the library Phytoremediation | Fiji Soil remediation | Fiji. Chelates | Fiji. Soils | Heavy metal content | Fiji. Heavy metals | Environmental aspects | Fiji.


View the PDF document The effects of selected biodegradable chelating agents on the phytoextraction of heavy metals
Author: Diarra, Ivan Siaka
Institution: The University of the South Pacific
Award: M.Sc. Environmental Science
Subject: Phytoremediation | Fiji Soil remediation | Fiji. Chelates | Fiji. Soils | Heavy metal content | Fiji. Heavy metals | Environmental aspects | Fiji.
Date: 2019
Call No.: Pac TD 878 .48 .D53 2019
BRN: 1387308
Copyright:20-40% of this thesis may be copied without the authors written permission

Abstract: Over the last three decades, much research interest has been focused on phytoextraction as a sustainable, non-intrusive and low-cost alternative to ameliorate contaminated sites. Although some investigations on phytoextraction have been carried out in different regions around the globe, there has not been any investigation carried out in Pacific Island Countries (PICs). Thus, the current investigation was established to first, evaluate the concentrations of heavy metals in soil samples around industrial areas of Suva, the capital of Fiji and secondly, to explore the effect of three biodegradable chelating alternatives.
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