Transgenic Plant Technology for Remediation of Toxic Metals and Metalloids

Transgenic Plant Technology for Remediation of Toxic Metals and Metalloids covers all the technical aspects of gene transfer, from molecular methods, to field performance using a wide range of plants and diverse abiotic stress factors. It describes methodologies that are well established as a key resource for researchers, as well as a tool for training technicians and students. This book is an essential reference for those in the plant sciences, forestry, agriculture, microbiology, environmental biology and plant biotechnology, and those using transgenic plant models in such areas as molecular and cell biology, developmental biology, stress physiology and phytoremediation. Provides in-depth coverage of transgenic plant technology for environmental problems Discusses background and an introduction to techniques and salient protocols using specific plants systems Includes emerging strategies for application of transgenic plans in remediation

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  • Author : M.N.V. Prasad
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 564 pages
  • ISBN : 0128143908
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Transgenic Plant Technology for Remediation of Toxic Metals and Metalloids

Transgenic Plant Technology for Remediation of Toxic Metals and Metalloids
  • Author : M.N.V. Prasad
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKTransgenic Plant Technology for Remediation of Toxic Metals and Metalloids

Transgenic Plant Technology for Remediation of Toxic Metals and Metalloids covers all the technical aspects of gene transfer, from molecular methods, to field performance using a wide range of plants and diverse abiotic stress factors. It describes methodologies that are well established as a key resource for researchers, as well as a tool for training technicians and students. This book is an essential reference for those in the plant sciences, forestry, agriculture, microbiology, environmental biology and plant biotechnology, and those

Plant-Based Remediation Processes

Plant-Based Remediation Processes
  • Author : Dharmendra Kumar Gupta
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 March 2013
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Phytoremediation is an emerging technology that employs higher plants for the clean-up of contaminated environments. Basic and applied research have unequivocally demonstrated that selected plant species possess the genetic potential to accumulate, degrade, metabolize and immobilize a wide range of contaminants. The main focus of this volume is on the recent advances of technologies using green plants for remediation of various metals and metalloids. Topics include biomonitoring of heavy metal pollution, amendments of higher uptake of toxic metals, transport of

Handbook of Bioremediation

Handbook of Bioremediation
  • Author : Mirza Hasanuzzaman,Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 October 2020
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Handbook of Bioremediation: Physiological, Molecular and Biotechnological Interventions discusses the mechanisms of responding to inorganic and organic pollutants in the environment using different approaches of phytoremediation and bioremediation. Part One focuses specifically on inorganic pollutants and the use of techniques such as metallothionein-assisted remediation, phytoextraction and genetic manipulation. Part Two covers organic pollutants and consider topics such as plant enzymes, antioxidant defense systems and the remediation mechanisms of different plant species. This comprehensive volume is a must-read for researchers interested

Bioremediation of Pollutants

Bioremediation of Pollutants
  • Author : Vimal Chandra Pandey,Vijai Singh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 May 2020
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Bioremediation of Pollutants: From Genetic Engineering to Genome Engineering provides insights into genetic and genome engineering strategies in bioremediation, covering a wide range of microorganisms that are key to the removal of pollutants. The book includes discussions on root engineering, transgenic plants, metagenomics, bioreactors, molecular biology tools, genome editing, synthetic biology, microbial indicators, biosurfactants, biofilms, genetically modified organisms, and engineered fungi and bacteria. Presented by top experts in the field, this resource captures the essence and diversity of bioremediation methodologies

Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants

Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Vipin Kumar Singh,Pardeep Singh,Virendra Kumar Mishra
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 14 October 2020
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Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants presents recent scientific progress in applying microbes for environmental management. The book explores the current existing practical applications and provides information to help readers develop new practices and applications. Edited by recognized leaders in the field, this penetrating assessment of our progress to date in deploying microorganisms to the advantage of environmental management and biotechnology will be widely welcomed by those working in soil contamination management, agriculture, environment management, soil microbiology, and waste management.

Emerging Eco-friendly Green Technologies for Wastewater Treatment

Emerging Eco-friendly Green Technologies for Wastewater Treatment
  • Author : Ram Naresh Bharagava
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 04 March 2020
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As we know, rapid industrialization is a serious concern in the context of a healthy environment and public health due to the generation of huge volumes of toxic wastewater. Although various physico-chemical and biological approaches are available for the treatment of this wastewater, many of them are not effective. Now, there a number of emerging ecofriendly, cost-effective approaches utilizing microorganisms (bacterial/fungi/algae), green plants or their enzymes, and constructed wetland treatment systems in the treatment of wastewaters containing pollutants

Nanobiotechnology for Green Environment

Nanobiotechnology for Green Environment
  • Author : Amit Kumar,Chhotu Ram
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 04 March 2021
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The book examines environmental issues and their solutions with advancements in biotechnology and nanotechnology. This book will focus on environmental friendly waste management, wastewater treatment, and utilization of wastes for energy. As humanity is struggling for clean air, water and even contaminant free food, our society must ponder the condition of environment. This book covers a variety of environmental issues and how they could be solved through innovations in science, engineering and technology. The authors examine the use of biotechnological

Electrokinetic Remediation for Environmental Security and Sustainability

Electrokinetic Remediation for Environmental Security and Sustainability
  • Author : Alexandra B. Ribeiro,Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 22 March 2021
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Electrokinetic Remediation for Environmental Security and Sustainability Explore this comprehensive reference on the remediation of contaminated substrates, filled with cutting-edge research and practical case studies Electrokinetic Remediation for Environmental Security and Sustainability delivers a thorough review of electrokinetic remediation (EKR) for the treatment of inorganic and organic contaminants in contaminated substrates. The book highlights recent progress and developments in EKR in the areas of resource recovery, the removal of pollutants, and environmental remediation. It also discusses the use of EKR

Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability

Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Vineet Kumar,Gaurav Saxena,Maulin P. Shah
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 August 2020
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Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability: Approaches to Tackle Pollution for Cleaner and Greener Society discusses many recently developed and successfully applied bio/phytoremediation technologies for pollution control and minimization, which are lacking more comprehensive coverage in previous books. This book describes the scope and applications of bio/phytoremediation technologies and especially focuses on the associated eco-environmental concerns, field studies, sustainability issues, and future prospects. The book also examines the feasibility of environmentally friendly and sustainable bio/phytoremediation technologies to remediate contaminated

Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination

Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
  • Author : Maria C. Hernandez Soriano
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 26 March 2014
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Soil is an irreplaceable resource that sustains life on the planet, challenged by food and energy demands of an increasing population. Therefore, soil contamination constitutes a critical issue to be addressed if we are to secure the life quality of present and future generations. Integrated efforts from researchers and policy makers are required to develop sound risk assessment procedures, remediation strategies and sustainable soil management policies. Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination provides a wide depiction of current research in

Biosurfactants for a Sustainable Future

Biosurfactants for a Sustainable Future
  • Author : Hemen Sarma,Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 April 2021
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Biosurfactants for a Sustainable Future Explore the state-of-the-art in biosurfactant technology and its applications in environmental remediation, biomedicine, and biotechnology Biosurfactants for a Sustainable Future explores recent developments in biosurfactants and their use in a variety of cutting-edge applications. The book opens a window on the rapid development of microbiology by explaining how microbes and their products are used in advanced medical technology and in the sustainable remediation of emerging environmental contaminants. The book emphasizes the different techniques that are

Environmental Pollution and Remediation

Environmental Pollution and Remediation
  • Author : Ram Prasad (Professor of botany)
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 26 January 2022
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This book presents state-of-the-art environmental remediation processes. Environmental protection and management is a global concern, especially in the context of industrial regions. Over the years, several conventional, engineering-based physicochemical decontamination methods have used in the remediation of polluted sites. However, these methods are expensive and have limited efficiency. Drawing on research and examples from around the world, this book offers a comprehensive review of and insights into green technologies and sustainable remediation alternatives. It discusses the emerging importance of nanotechnology,

Phytorestoration of Abandoned Mining and Oil Drilling Sites

Phytorestoration of Abandoned Mining and Oil Drilling Sites
  • Author : Kuldeep Bauddh,John Korstad,Pallavi Sharma
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 November 2020
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Phytorestoration of Abandoned Mining and Oil Drilling Sites presents case studies and the latest research on the most effective methods to address the large amounts of waste materials released due to mining and oil drilling. In particular, phytoremediation is described as a novel, eco-friendly, cost-effective method for extracting toxic compounds by plants for the restoration of contaminated sites. Plantings on these contaminated areas lead to the removal of toxic substances such as heavy metals and hydrocarbons, improvement in the physicochemical

Plant Ecophysiology and Adaptation under Climate Change: Mechanisms and Perspectives II

Plant Ecophysiology and Adaptation under Climate Change: Mechanisms and Perspectives II
  • Author : Mirza Hasanuzzaman
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 June 2020
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This book presents the state-of-the-art in plant ecophysiology. With a particular focus on adaptation to a changing environment, it discusses ecophysiology and adaptive mechanisms of plants under climate change. Over the centuries, the incidence of various abiotic stresses such as salinity, drought, extreme temperatures, atmospheric pollution, metal toxicity due to climate change have regularly affected plants and, and some estimates suggest that environmental stresses may reduce the crop yield by up to 70%. This in turn adversely affects the food security.

Soil Bioremediation

Soil Bioremediation
  • Author : Javid A. Parray,Abeer Hashem Abd Elkhalek Mahmoud,Riyaz Sayyed
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 March 2021
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This book will discuss the effective and sustainable technological approaches for remediation of contaminates via eco-friendly usage of microbes. The primary focus will be on the role of microbes, particularly bacteria and fungi, for the degradation and removal of various xenobiotic substances in the environment. The book will also emphasize molecular approaches and biosynthetic pathways of microbes, and present gene and protein expression studies for bio-deterioration techniques. New innovative and sophisticated green technologies for waste minimization and waste control will