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Fungal-Mediated Solid Waste Management: A Review

  • Abhinav Jain
  • Shreya Yadav
  • Vinod Kumar Nigam
  • Shubha Rani Sharma
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Part of the Fungal Biology book series (FUNGBIO)

Abstract

With enormous increase in population, there is stringent and exhaustive use of the natural resources, which is leading to production of enormous amount of solid wastes. This is one of the major concerns of this era. The solid wastes that are accumulating in the environment and resulting in acute pollution need to be addressed. We need adequate techniques for degradation of the solid wastes so as to produce minimum impact on the environment. Among all the bioremediation engineering, mycoremediation seems to be the most promising one. The role of the white-rot fungi in bioremediation has proved to be a major breakthrough in the field of bioremediation. The use of fungal technologies for the biodegradation of solid wastes has open new horizons. This review focuses on the role of fungal bioremediation processes that can be employed in the field of solid waste management. This will enable to exploit the full potential of mycoremediation by minimizing the harmful effects of various contaminants in the environment.

Keywords

Mycoremediation Solid wastes Xenobiotics Cellulases Lignocellulases Laccases 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abhinav Jain
    • 1
  • Shreya Yadav
    • 1
  • Vinod Kumar Nigam
    • 1
  • Shubha Rani Sharma
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Bio-EngineeringBirla Institute of TechnologyMesraIndia

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