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Using Phytoremediation for Environmental Cleanup

The world is “going green”, and phytoremediation is an environmental cleanup technique that means going green literally as well as figuratively. According to the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, phytoremediation is “the use of green plants to remove pollutants from the environment or render them harmless.” ARS plant physiologist Leon Kochian commented, “Contaminated soils and waters […]

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