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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

Month: Sep-Oct
Year: 1999

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Environmental Quality
Journal Link: https://www.agronomy.org/publications/jeq
Volume: 28
Issue: 5
Pages: 1448-1455

Article Topic(s): Restoration,Water,Nutrients
Research Setting(s): Wetland

Species Referenced: Polygonum hydropiperoides (Swamp smartweed),

Abstract

Assesses 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 Citation

J. 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.

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ISSN: 0047-2425

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