Phytoremediation of A Polluted Environment with Heavy Metals

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Karishma Prajapati
Bhoomi Shah
Archana Parmar
Ruby Patel


 Environmental pollutants are currently one of the world's most pressing problems, causing catastrophic and irreparable damage to the natural world and human society, with water, air, and soil pollution accounting for over 40% of all deaths worldwide. Soil is one of humanity's most valuable natural resources. It is extremely important for agricultural sustainability and society's civilization. Plant-mediated decontamination is known as phytoremediation. Using phytoextraction technique, metals are removed from plant roots and then translocated to shoots. Mining, smelting, electroplating, energy and gas making, strength transmission, vast agriculture, sludge disposal, and melting activities are all human sports that contribute significantly to heavy metal pollution. The Hyper Accumulator can collect higher concentrations of heavy metals in aboveground quantities. Plants are used in phytoremediation to clean up contaminated surroundings. Heavy metals, pesticides, explosives, and oil are just a few examples of pollution that plants can help reduce. Because certain plant species have a very low risk of food chain infection, assist to improve the environment, and have a lot of monetary value, using attractive flowers as part of a phytoremediation strategy has a variety of practical consequences.

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Prajapati, K., Shah, B., Parmar , A., & Patel, R. (2022). Phytoremediation of A Polluted Environment with Heavy Metals. Journal of Research in Multidisciplinary Methods and Applications, 1(5), 01220105001. Retrieved from


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