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Definition of the noun Hyperaccumulation

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  1. [biology] The abnormally high accumulation of trace elements by a plant from its environment

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Google previewWiley's Remediation Technologies Handbook (2004)

Major Contaminant Chemicals and Chemical Groups by Jay H. Lehr, John Wiley & Sons Ltd

Phytoremediation: Hyperaccumulation — General Abstract Phytoremediation is an emerging bioremediation technology that uses plants to treat contaminated media. Hyperaccumulation is a specific type of phytoremediation that can be used ...

Google previewThe Fungal Community (2017)

Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition by John Dighton, James F. White

Although hyperaccumulation is an interesting phenomenon, it is not economically relevant in recultivating Zn, Pb, and Cd wastelands. While hyperaccumulators could be effectively used in restoring mildly polluted sites and Ni and ...

Google previewAdvances in Agronomy (2009)

Metal hyperaccumulation is a rare phenomenon limited to about 400 different species belonging to a wide range of taxa (Baker and Brooks, 1989). Hyperaccumulation is mainly observed with Ni, Zn, Co, and Se but there are also reports of it ...

Google previewSoil Heavy Metals (2010)

by Irena Sherameti, Ajit Varma

Metal hyperaccumulation is a phenomenon generally associated with species endemic to metalliferous soils, and it is found in only a very small proportion of such metallophytes. Most, but not all, hyperaccumulators are strictly endemic to ...

Google previewRoot Physiology: from Gene to Function (2005)

by Hans Lambers, Timothy D. Colmer

Hyperaccumulation is a sub-class of metal resistance, as discussed above, where high tissue concentrations of metal(loid)s are found in above-ground tissues (Baker and Whiting, 2002). Hyperaccumulation has been ...

Google previewEisler's Encyclopedia of Environmentally Hazardous Priority Chemicals (2007)

by Ronald Eisler

enhanced production of the amino acid histidine is responsible for the nickel hyperaccumulation phenotype in Alyssum. Data on nickel toxicity to terrestrial invertebrates are scarce. A soil concentration of 757.0 mg/kg DW soil is lethal to 50% ...

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Hyperaccumulation Meaning

Video shows what hyperaccumulation means. The abnormally high accumulation of trace elements by a plant from its environment. Hyperaccumulation Meaning ...

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