By Prasad, Majeti Narasimha Vara
Bioremediation and Bioeconomy presents a standard platform for scientists from quite a few backgrounds to discover sustainable options to environmental matters, together with the ever-growing loss of water assets that are lower than enormous strain as a result of land degradation, toxins, inhabitants explosion, urbanization, and worldwide financial improvement.
In addition, quite a lot of poisonous waste were dispersed in hundreds of thousands of infected websites and bioremediation is rising as a useful device for environmental clean-up.
The ebook addresses those problem via offering leading edge and most economical ideas to decontaminate polluted environments, together with utilization of infected land and waste water for bioproducts resembling normal fibers, biocomposites, and fuels to spice up the financial system.
Users will discover a advisor that is helping scientists from numerous backgrounds locate sustainable options to those environmental concerns as they handle the topical matters an important for realizing new and leading edge methods for sustainable development.
- Provides a compilation of recent info on phytoremediation now not present in different books within the current market
- The first e-book to hyperlink phytoremediation and the bioeconomy
- Includes innovations to make use of infected soils for generating bioresources and co-generation of worth chain and price additions products
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Extensive studies over the last three decades have used varieties of native trees and grasses along with leguminous plants to enhance the economy of the local farmers as well as of the country. However, few plants such as lemon grass and vetiver grass are turned out to be the most widely acceptable and efficient plant for phytoremediation of metalliferous soils. Bioremediation and Bioeconomy. 00002-2 Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. 29 30 CHAPTER 2 ENERGY PLANTATIONS, MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS Table 1 Cost-Effective Comparison of Various Methods Available for Remediation of Contaminated/Metalliferous Soil Costsa Methods/Treatment Physical Solidification Electrokinetics Chemical Thermal Biological/Bioremediation Phytoremediation Juwarkar et al.
5-2 cm thick, interweaved with coconut-coir, fixed by nylon net; about 1-m wide and 30-m/50-m length rolls were used for stabilization of the slope (manufacturer: Sri Venkateshwara Fibre Udyog Private Limited, Bangalore, India) (Figure 4e and f). Coir-matting was essential to stabilize the slope and prevent erosion of materials from the steep slope during monsoon. It was laid loosely from the berm of the slope and unrolled downwards without stretching, and stapled in each 1-m distance with a U-shaped iron nail (size: 30 cm arm length and 8 cm width between the arms).
Bioremediation and Bioeconomy by Prasad, Majeti Narasimha Vara