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By Kate Kennen,Niall Kirkwood

Winner of the 2017 CBHL Literature Award of Excellence in panorama layout and Architecture



Phyto provides the options of phytoremediation and phytotechnology in a single entire consultant, illustrating whilst crops will be thought of for the uptake, removing or mitigation of on-site toxins. present clinical case reports are coated, highlighting the benefits and obstacles of plant-based cleanup. standard contaminant teams present in the equipped setting are defined, and plant lists for mitigation of particular contaminants are integrated the place appropriate.


This is the 1st booklet to handle some great benefits of phytotechnologies from a layout perspective, taking advanced medical phrases and translating the examine into an easy-to-understand reference ebook for these focused on growing planting recommendations. usually, phytotechnology planting strategies are at present hired post-site illness to assist freshen up already infected soil by way of benefiting from the optimistic results that vegetation could have upon destructive pollution and chemical substances. This ebook offers a brand new notion to create projective planting designs with preventative phytotechnology skills, ‘phytobuffering’ the place destiny toxins could be anticipated for specific website courses.


Filled with tables, photos and designated drawings, Kennen and Kirkwood's text guides the reader throughout the strategy of deciding upon vegetation for his or her aesthetic and environmental features, mixed with their contaminant-removal benefits.

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