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Phytoaccumulation of trace elements by wetland plants: III. Uptake and accumulation of ten trace elements by twelve plant species
Author(s): J. H. Qian, A. Zayed, Y. L. Zhu, M. Yu and N. Terry
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Environmental Quality
Journal Link: https://www.agronomy.org/publications/jeq
Article Topic(s): Restoration,Water,Nutrients
Research Setting(s): Wetland
Species Referenced: Polygonum hydropiperoides (Swamp smartweed),
AbstractAssesses twelve plant species, including Polygonum hydropiperoides, for their use in treating polluted wastewater. Polygonum hydropiperoides was identified as the best plant species for trace element removal based on its rapid growth and high plant density.
Suggested CitationJ. H. Qian, A. Zayed, Y. L. Zhu, M. Yu and N. Terry. "Phytoaccumulation of trace elements by wetland plants: III. Uptake and accumulation of ten trace elements by twelve plant species." Journal of Environmental Quality 28.5 (1999): 1448-1455.
Article LinksISSN: 0047-2425