Phytoremediation in the Great Lakes

Phytoremediation in the Great Lakes

Willows and Poplars, two common Phytoremediation species, hard at work cleaning the soil in the Great Lakes Region. Photo credit: Ron Zalesny. Source: USDA “In the Great Lakes Region, phytoremediation work is expanding on a massive scale mainly due to...
Ecosystem Services of Poplar Clones for Phytoremediation

Ecosystem Services of Poplar Clones for Phytoremediation

A recent peer reviewed article examines the ecosystem services of poplar at long-term phytoremediation sites in the Midwest and Southeast, United States, and presents data for 5-15 year old poplars grown in phytoremediation plantings.  Trees that are grown in short...
PHYTO RESEARCH CASE STUDY- Etobicoke Field Site

PHYTO RESEARCH CASE STUDY- Etobicoke Field Site

PHYTO RESEARCH CASE STUDY: Project Name : Etobicoke Field Site (Ficko et al, 2010) (Ficko et al, 2011) (Whitfield et al, 2007) (Whitfield et al, 2008) Location:  Etobicoke, Canada (outside Toronto) Institution/ Scientists:  Royal Military College of Canada, Queens...