phytoremediation

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phytoremediation

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The use of trees and plants to remove pollutants from the environment.
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Another possible strategy is phytostimulation in which plants stimulate microbial activity, promoting the release of root exudates that degrade the compound in the soil, which in some situations, determines the rhizosphere's capacity to engage in the bioremediation of toxic compounds (PIRES et al.
A laboratory method for evaluating the phytotoxicity or phytostimulation of insecticides.