Chemosphere, Vol 83 No 5, p 633-646, 2011
Some aquatic plants have been reported to accumulate high level of arsenic from contaminated water. Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), duckweeds (Lemna gibba, L. minor, Spirodela polyrhiza), water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica), water ferns (Azolla caroliniana, A. filiculoides, and A. pinnata), water cabbage (Pistia stratiotes), hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata), and watercress (Lepidium sativum) have been studied to investigate their arsenic uptake ability and mechanisms, and to evaluate their potential for phytoremediation. This paper reviews the state of current knowledge on arsenic phytoremediation by common aquatic macrophytes. http://www.jlakes.org/web/aquatic-arsenic-phytoremediation-C2011.pdf
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