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phytoremediation
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The use of plants to uptake, store, degrade, immobilize, transform, or volatilize harmful substances in order to mitigate damage to human health or the environment.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17229.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17229
Used For
phyto-amelioration
phytoamelioration
phytodegradation
phytoexcretion
phytofiltration
phytomelioration
phytostabilisation
phytostabilization
phytovolatilisation
phytovolatilization
rhizodegradation
rhizofiltration
Broader Term
bioremediation
Narrower Term
phytoaccumulation
phytodesalination
Related Term
bioaccumulation
hyperaccumulators
Spanish
fitoremediación
Term Number
17229