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Water Phytoremediation

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Lazareva, E. V.; Ostroumov, S. A. Accelerated decrease in surfactant
concentration in the water of a microcosm in the presence of plants:
innovations for phytotechnology.- Doklady Biological Sciences, 2009, Vol. 425,
No. 1, pp. 180-182;

Title: Accelerated decrease in surfactant concentration in the water of a
microcosm in the presence of plants: innovations for phytotechnology.

Authors: Lazareva, E. V.; Ostroumov, S. A.

Journal: Doklady Biological Sciences, 2009, Vol. 425, No. 1, pp. 180-182;

ISSN 0012-4966;

DOI 10.1134/S0012496609020276;

URL: www.springerlink.com/index/62G43040212T63T2.pdf;

Abstract: This paper presents and verifies the hypothesis that, in the presence of
macrophytes the initial significant decrease in water surface tension caused by
addition of surfactant sodium dodecylsulfate was followed by gradual restoration of
surface tension. The surface tension of water in the microcosm with the OST1
macrophyte restored to the level close to that of pure water within less than 3 days,
is demonstrated. [included in: CABI's life sciences databases on CAB Direct].

http://www.cabdirect.org/abstracts/20093315837.html;

http://www.citeulike.org/user/ATP/article/4448881;

Key words: synthetic, substances, surfactant, concentration, remediation,
pollution, pollutants, phytotechnology, phytoremediation, microcosm, management,
man-made, effects, macrophytes, innovations, improving, water, quality,
hydrosphere, hazards, environmetal, safety, toxicology, environmental, chemistry,
environment, protection, ecotoxicology, ecosystems, services, ecosystem,
detergents, chemical, biosphere, assessment, plants, aquatic, organisms,
anthropogenic, impact, aquatic plants, polluted water, surface tension, surfactants,
water pollution, water quality, surface active agents, water analysis, water
composition and quality,

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