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Title: Identification and validation of heavy metal and radionuclide hyperaccumulating terrestrial plant species. Quarterly technical progress report, March 20, 1997--June 19, 1997

Abstract

This laboratory has been involved in a collaborative project focusing on a range of issues related to the phytoremediation of heavy metal-and radionuclide- contaminated soils. While much of the research has been fundamental in nature, involving physiological and molecular characterizations of the mechanisms of hyperaccumulation in plants, the laboratory is also investigating more practical issues related to phytoremediation. A central issue in this latter research has been the identification of amendments capable of increasing the bioavailability and subsequent phytoextraction of radionuclides. The results described here detail these efforts for uranium and Cs-137. A study was also conducted on a Cs-137 contaminated site at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), which allowed application of the laboratory and greenhouse results to a field setting.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Agricultural Research Service, US Plant, Soil and Nutrition Lab., Ithaca, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States); USDOE Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
642678
Report Number(s):
DOE/PC/95701-T9
ON: DE98050572; TRN: AHC2DT02%%4
DOE Contract Number:  
AI22-95PC95701
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Nov 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 05 NUCLEAR FUELS; PROGRESS REPORT; REMEDIAL ACTION; BIODEGRADATION; PLANTS; URANIUM; CESIUM 137; BIOLOGICAL AVAILABILITY; BNL; NUMERICAL DATA; BENCH-SCALE EXPERIMENTS; FIELD TESTS

Citation Formats

Kochian, L. Identification and validation of heavy metal and radionuclide hyperaccumulating terrestrial plant species. Quarterly technical progress report, March 20, 1997--June 19, 1997. United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.2172/642678.
Kochian, L. Identification and validation of heavy metal and radionuclide hyperaccumulating terrestrial plant species. Quarterly technical progress report, March 20, 1997--June 19, 1997. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/642678
Kochian, L. Sat . "Identification and validation of heavy metal and radionuclide hyperaccumulating terrestrial plant species. Quarterly technical progress report, March 20, 1997--June 19, 1997". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/642678. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/642678.
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title = {Identification and validation of heavy metal and radionuclide hyperaccumulating terrestrial plant species. Quarterly technical progress report, March 20, 1997--June 19, 1997},
author = {Kochian, L},
abstractNote = {This laboratory has been involved in a collaborative project focusing on a range of issues related to the phytoremediation of heavy metal-and radionuclide- contaminated soils. While much of the research has been fundamental in nature, involving physiological and molecular characterizations of the mechanisms of hyperaccumulation in plants, the laboratory is also investigating more practical issues related to phytoremediation. A central issue in this latter research has been the identification of amendments capable of increasing the bioavailability and subsequent phytoextraction of radionuclides. The results described here detail these efforts for uranium and Cs-137. A study was also conducted on a Cs-137 contaminated site at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), which allowed application of the laboratory and greenhouse results to a field setting.},
doi = {10.2172/642678},
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place = {United States},
year = {1997},
month = {11}
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