Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biodegradation Technology of Organic and Inorganic Pollutants

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Academic Editor

Kassio Ferreira Mendes
Kassio Ferreira Mendes

Universidade Federal de Viçosa,
Brazil

Co-editors

Rodrigo Nogueira de Sousa
Rodrigo Nogueira de Sousa

University of Sao Paulo,
Brazil

Kamila Cabral Mielke
Kamila Cabral Mielke

Universidade Federal de Viçosa,
Brazil

Published20 April 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.94650

ISBN978-1-83968-896-6

Print ISBN978-1-83968-895-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83968-897-3

Copyright year2022

Number of pages494

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Open access  chapters

1. Degradation Process of Herbicides in Biochar-Amended Soils: Impact on Persistence and Remediation

By Kamila Cabral Mielke, Kassio Ferreira Mendes, Rodrigo Nogueira de Sousa and Bruna Aparecida de Paula Medeiros

634
2. Effects of Biochar in Soil and Water Remediation: A Review

By Adelaide Perdigão and José Luís da Silva Pereira

449
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3. Pesticide Residues: Impacts on Fauna and the Environment

By Muzafar Riyaz, Rauf Ahmad Shah and Kuppusamy Sivasankaran

1,432
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4. Persistant Organic Pollutants in Soil and Its Phytoremediation

By Mahima Begum, Bhaswati Sarmah, Gayatri Goswami Kandali, Sontara Kalita, Ipsita Ojha, Raktim Bhagawati and Lipika Talukdar

607
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5. Bacillus megaterium Biodegradation Glyphosate

By Nibal Khaleel Mousa, Abdul-Jabbar Ali and Maha Hussein

343
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7. Aquatic Plants as Bioremediators in Pollution Abatement of Heavy Metals

By Aaltharackal Vikraman Meera, Manorama Thampatti KC, Jacob John, Bhadra Sudha and Abdulmajeed Sajeena

444
2
8. Expedited Biodegradation of Organic Pollutants and Refractory Compounds Using Bio-Electrochemical Systems

By Eustace Fernando, Godfrey Kyazze, Ahmed Ahsan and Pavithra Fernando

276
2
9. Critical Studies on the Kinetics, Isotherms and Activation Energy of Sorption Phenomenon for Optimized Kenaf Shive Sorbent in Crude Oil/Seawater System

By Zwahruddeen Muhammad Salisu, Diya’uddeen Bashir Hasan, Yahaya Gambo Liman, Suleiman Mohammed Awal, Ukanah Suleiman Pendo, Mohammed Kabir Yakubu and Ishiaku Semo Umaru

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12. Phytoremediation of Arsenic Contaminated Water Using Aquatic, Semi-Aquatic and Submerged Weeds

By Dibakar Roy, Dasari Sreekanth, Deepak Pawar, Himanshu Mahawar and Kamal K. Barman

453
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13. A Review on the Resistance and Accumulation of Heavy Metals by Different Microbial Strains

By Madhuri Girdhar, Zeba Tabassum, Kopal Singh and Anand Mohan

681
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14. Phytoremediation Potential of Chrysopogon zizanioides for Toxic Elements in Contaminated Matrices

By Sebastián A. Ramos-Arcos, Edith G. González-Mondragón, Eduardo S. López-Hernández, Ana R. Rodríguez-Luna, Carlos M. Morales-Bautista, Selene Lagunas-Rivera and Sugey López-Martínez

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15. Fungal Deterioration of Cultural Heritage Objects

By Željko Savković, Miloš Stupar, Nikola Unković, Aleksandar Knežević, Jelena Vukojević and Milica Ljaljević Grbić

662
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17. Phytoremediatiation of Metal and Metalloid Pollutants from Farmland: An In-Situ Soil Conservation

By Selvanayaki Krishnasamy, Ramkumar Lakshmanan and Mythili Ravichandran

390
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19. Sustainable Textile Processing by Enzyme Applications

By Shekh Md. Mamun Kabir and Joonseok Koh

1,134
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20. Recombinant Fungal Cellulases for the Saccharification of Sugarcane Bagasse

By Raquel Guimarães Benevides, Sandra Aparecida de Assis, Alison Borges Vitor, Geise Camila Ribeiro, Cleidineia Souza de Santana and Larissa Emanuelle da Silva Almeida

319
21. Novel Acumens into Biodegradation: Impact of Nanomaterials and Their Contribution

By Danushika C. Manatunga, Rohan S. Dassanayake and Renuka N. Liyanage

349
22. Nanoparticles: Novel Approach to Mitigate Environmental Pollutants

By Sushil Kumar Singh, Sakshi Singh, Ashutosh Singh Gautam, Virendra Kumar, Ravish Singh Rajput and Manish Singh Rajput

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