Volume 8 2011

Organic Xenobiotics and Plants

From Mode of Action to Ecophysiology

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ISBN: 978-90-481-9851-1 (Print) 978-90-481-9852-8 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORT, DEPOSITION AND UPTAKE

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-16

      Plant Uptake of Xenobiotics

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      Pages 17-45

      Haloorganics in Temperate Forest Ecosystems: Sources, Transport and Degradation

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      Pages 47-73

      Semivolatiles in the Forest Environment: The Case of PAHs

  3. CASE STUDIES

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-85

      A Case Study: Uptake and Accumulation of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Cucurbitaceae Species

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      Pages 87-103

      Trichloroacetic Acid in the Forest Ecosystem

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      Pages 105-121

      Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Switzerland Related to Long-Range Transboundary Transport – Results of a Case Study with Special Emphasis on the Spatial Distribution of Polycyclic Aromatic and Chlorinated Air Borne Pollutants

  4. POLLUTANT DEGRADATION AND ECOSYSTEM REMEDIATION FROM ENZYMES TO WHOLE PLANTS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-148

      New Perspectives on the Metabolism and Detoxification of Synthetic Compounds in Plants

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      Pages 149-189

      Using Plants to Remove Foreign Compounds from Contaminated Water and Soil

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      Pages 191-215

      Biodegradation of Organic Xenobiotic Pollutants in the Rhizosphere

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      Pages 217-236

      Bioindicators and Biomonitors: Use of Organisms to Observe the Influence of Chemicals on the Environment

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      Pages 237-259

      SAR Based Computational Models as Decision Making Tools in Bioremediation

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      Pages 261-306

      State-of-the-Art Chemical Analyses: Xenobiotics, Plant Proteomics, and Residues in Plant Based Products

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 307-311