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Using phytotechnologies to remediate brownfields, landfills, and other urban areasAuthor(s): Ronald S. Jr. Zalesny; Jill A. Zalesny
Source: In: MillionTrees NYC, green infrastructure, and urban ecology: A research symposium; 2010 March 5-6; research abstracts. Million Trees NYC. New York.
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Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionUrban areas requiring remedial work has prompted the use of phytotechnologies to improve water quality, soil health, and biodiversity, as well as to achieve sustainable social and economic goals. Phytotechnologies directly use plants to clean up contaminated groundwater, soil, and sediment.
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CitationZalesny, Ronald S. Jr.; Zalesny, Jill A. 2010. Using phytotechnologies to remediate brownfields, landfills, and other urban areas. In: MillionTrees NYC, green infrastructure, and urban ecology: A research symposium; 2010 March 5-6; research abstracts. Million Trees NYC. New York.
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