Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems

New Advances and Technologies

Edited by Rolando Chamy

Pontificial Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile


This book contains a collection of research works focused on the biodegradation of different types of pollutants, both in water and solids. The book is divided in three major sections: A) Biodegradation of organic pollutants in solids and wastewater, B) Biodegradation of complex pollutants, and C) Novel technologies in biodegradation and bioremediation.

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Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted SystemsNew Advances and TechnologiesEdited by Rolando Chamy

Published: December 17th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/59459

ISBN: 978-953-51-2238-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5418-1

Copyright year: 2015

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15260 Total Chapter Downloads

20 Crossref Citations

26 Web of Science Citations

37 Dimensions Citations


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1. Fungi in Landfill Leachate Treatment Process

By Yanan Ren and Qiuyan Yuan


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2. Culture Condition Effect on Bioflocculant Production and Actual Wastewater Treatment Application by Different Types of Bioflocculants

By Fan Zhang, Wenju Jiang, Xiangdong Wang, Xiujuan Ji, Yina Wang, Wang Zhang and Jiao Chen


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3. Anaerobic Biodegradation of Solid Substrates from Agroindustrial Activities — Slaughterhouse Wastes and Agrowastes

By Ileana Pereda Reyes, Jhosané Pagés Díaz and Ilona Sárvári Horváth


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4. Organic Matter Biodegradation by Bacterial Consortium under Metal Stress

By Simone Pennafirme, Inaya Lima, José Bitencourt, Mirian Crapez and Ricardo Lopes


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5. Biodegradation of Paclobutrazol — A Plant Growth Regulator Used in Irrigated Mango Orchard Soil

By Fernanda Vaz, Ednaldo Santos-Filho, Suzyane Silva, Silvany Araújo, Thatiana Stamford-Arnaud, Andrea Bandeira, Ana Cristina Brasileiro-Vidal, Newton Pereira Stamford, Maria Aparecida Mouco and Ester Gouveia


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6. Biodegradation of Aromatic Compounds

By Mehdi Hassanshahian, Moslem Abarian and Simone Cappello


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7. Advantages and Limitations of Using FTIR Spectroscopy for Assessing the Maturity of Sewage Sludge and Olive Oil Waste Co-composts

By Loubna El Fels, Mohamed Zamama and Mohamed Hafidi


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8. Biodegradation of Petroleum-Polluted Soils Using CNB-Tech – The Nigerian Experience

By Iheoma M. Adekunle, Nedo Osayande and Temitope T. Alawode


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