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Biological Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants: Plants: MARC Report Number 32

By: MAS Burton

247 pages, Figs

Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre

Paperback | Dec 1986 | #9963 | ISBN: 0905918290
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Increasingly plants are used to determine the levels and effects of metal pollutants such as lead and zinc, organic contaminants such as PCB's, oil and pesticides, gaseous pollutants such as sulphur dioxide and fluoride and radioactive nuclides. This comprehensive book reviews the use of plants, including algae, bryophytes and lichens, in monitoring present day levels of pollutants in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments.

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