- maggie paula
- New York, NY
- United States
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PHYTO GLOBAL CLEAN-UP
Once again - Planet Earth comes to the Rescue!
LET's PARTICIPATE with ideas and efforts to support the PLANTS There are Plants that can Clean the Air, the Soil, the Water.
HOW DO WE CLEAN THE WATERS?
What Elements are being Porcessed and by what Plants?
What Plants Absorb the most?
What Plants Transform the most?
After Hiroshima - Diospyros kaki, Japanese Persimmon Tree = Tree for the World = Divine fruit for the soul - The only plant surviving radiations (Plutonium)
There have been attempts made by few companies to Grow certain plants after Cernobyl.
Examples: Brassica carinata =appeared to be the best at removing large quantities of Cr(chromium), Pb(lead), Cu(copper), and Ni(nickel)
Brassica juncea=appeared to be the best at removing large quantities of Cr(chromium), Pb(lead), Cu(copper), and Ni(nickel)
Corn (zea mays) = can take up incredibly high levels of Pb(lead)
Helianthus=can take up Cs(cesium)
[Dr. Ilya Raskin of Rutgers University's Biotechnology Center for Agriculture and the Environment -Phytoremediation]
Closing Statement from maggie paula
Bioremediation (remove unwanted substances from soil and water)
Researchers discover how BACTERIA can immobilize URANIUM - Geobacter, G. sulfurreducens
by means of protein nanowires, called pili, which are hair-like appendages with electrical conductivity