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Financial support from Science Engineering Research Board, Govt. of India (No.SR/FT/LS-111/2011), and University Grants Commission (No.F. 41-1110/2012 (SR)) is gratefully acknowledged. Thanks are also due to Prof. A.S. Raghubanshi, Director, Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University for institutional support and encouragements and Prof. Philippe Garrigues Institut des Sciences Moléculaires, Université Bordeaux 1, France and one anonymous reviewer for their critical comments.

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Abhilash, P.C., Dubey, R.K., Tripathi, V. et al. Remediation and management of POPs-contaminated soils in a warming climate: challenges and perspectives. Environ Sci Pollut Res 20, 5879–5885 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-013-1808-5

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Keywords

  • Microbial Biomass
  • Phytoremediation
  • POPs
  • Jatropha
  • Stockholm Convention