Bioremediation and Bioeconomy by Prasad, Majeti Narasimha Vara

By Prasad, Majeti Narasimha Vara

Bioremediation and Bioeconomy presents a standard platform for scientists from a variety of backgrounds to discover sustainable options to environmental concerns, together with the ever-growing loss of water assets that are lower than giant strain as a result of land degradation, pollutants, inhabitants explosion, urbanization, and international monetary improvement.

In addition, quite a lot of poisonous waste were dispersed in millions of infected websites and bioremediation is rising as a useful device for environmental clean-up.

The e-book addresses those problem through proposing cutting edge and budget friendly suggestions to decontaminate polluted environments, together with utilization of infected land and waste water for bioproducts similar to usual fibers, biocomposites, and fuels to spice up the economic climate.

Users will discover a consultant that is helping scientists from a number of backgrounds locate sustainable ideas to those environmental concerns as they deal with the topical matters the most important for knowing new and leading edge techniques for sustainable development.

  • Provides a compilation of recent info on phytoremediation now not present in different books within the current market
  • The first ebook to hyperlink phytoremediation and the bioeconomy
  • Includes recommendations to make use of infected soils for generating bioresources and co-generation of price chain and cost additions products

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The sequence of restoration operation was (1) regrading of the dump, (2) blanketing with topsoil, (3) covering the slope with coir-mat, (4) sowing of grass-legume mixture on the slope, (5) construction of drainage, (6) watering arrangement, and (7) aftercare and maintenance of the site for 3 years. Use of good-quality topsoil is essential for the success of any ecorestoration program (Maiti, 2013). , concurrent use). In the present study, topsoil was used in a concurrent manner. Geotextiles are used to protect slopes by preventing erosion and creating favorable soil conditions for revegetation, especially in the initial stage of slope restoration.

Analyses of the physicochemical parameters were done according to standard procedures in seven replicates. The mineralogical and morphological c­ haracteristics of the Table 5 Physico-chemical Characteristics of Individual Wastes and Composite Waste Generated from the Integrated Sponge Iron Unit (n = 3) Parameters Color pHH2O1:1 (w/v) ECH2O (1:1) (w/v) (dS m−1) WHC (%) LOI (%) Ex. K (mg kg−1) Ex. Na (mg kg−1) Ex. : exchangeable; WHC: water-holding capacity; LOI: loss on ignition. (a) (b) (c) FIGURE 2 SEM-EDX analysis of (a) fly ash; (b) slag; and (c) dolochar.

2011). The accumulation and distribution of Cd and Pb in plant parts and evaluation of the potential problem caused by heavy metals when biofuel is produced by plant seeds cultivated from Cdand Pb-contaminated soil have been investigated. Based on the germination test results, sunflowers were selected as the target plant because of their high germination rate and IC50 compared to other plants. The trends of accumulated amounts and concentrations of Cd and Pb in sunflowers were not identical. The accumulation of Cd in the plant parts was in the order of: seeds > stem > leaves > petals > roots, with the accumulation of Pb: stem > roots > leaves > petals > seeds.

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