20Jan 2017

A Study on Phytodiversity in Flouride contaminated site near Coromandel area in Visakhapatnam.

  • Research scholar, Centre for Research, Dr.V.S.Krishna Govt. Degree & PG College (A); Maddilapalem Reader, Coordinator PG Botany & Biotechnology Dr.V.S.Krishna Govt. Degree & PG College (A); Maddilapalem, Visakhapatnam. Research scholar, Department of Analytical chemistry, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Professor, Head of the Department of Botany, Andhra University, and Visakhapatnam.
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Increased population, industrialization and urbanization are responsible for environmental ccontamination. The discharge of industrial waste water, without any prior treatment in to the environment has always affected the health of human beings, plants and animals. These effluents contain toxic chemicals which are not degradable via chemical and microbial processes. However, they are very likely to accumulate in the soil, aquatic environment and in the plant organs. 2. In this genomic era development of science and technology facilitates the use of the potential of biological diversity for pollution removal which is termed as Bioremediation. 3. In any bioremediation study, site characterization is the preliminary step and is very important with respect to future application or augmentation of the organisms into the particular site involved. 4. In view of this the present study was undertaken to characterize the phytodiversity in fluoride contaminated site near Coromandel area in Visakhapatnam for their possible use in phytoremediation.

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[CH. Sri Bindu, J. Ratna Grace, Prabhavati Devi and Y. Venkateswara Rao. (2017); A Study on Phytodiversity in Flouride contaminated site near Coromandel area in Visakhapatnam. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 458-466] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Dr. J. Ratna grace
Reader , department of botany, Dr.v.s. krishna degree and pg college ,visakhapatnam.


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2767       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2767

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