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Environmental Contamination and Remediation

Editor(s): Yasir Anwar, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Hesham F Alharby, Khalid M Alghamdi

Book Description

This book provides an account of the major environmental contaminations present today, and offers detailed insights into their potential remediation through bio-based solutions. Bringing together the work of various international experts in this field, it contains comprehensive reviews on the mechanisms of bioremediation. Moreover, the book discusses the strategies by which bacteria and plants help in the decontamination of environmental pollutants. As such, it represents a valuable resource for a wide audience, including environmental scientists, biochemists, soil scientists, botanists, agronomists and molecular biologists.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-1404-1
ISBN-10: 1-5275-1404-8
Date of Publication: 01/10/2018
Pages / Size: 225 / A5
Price: £61.99
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Biography

Dr Yasir Anwar is an Assistant Professor in the Genetics Section of the Department of Biological Sciences at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. His area of specialisation is microbial biotechnology.

Dr Khalid Rehman Hakeem is an Associate Professor at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. His research is focused on plant eco-physiology, biotechnology and molecular biology, as well as the environmental sciences.

Dr Hesham F Alharby is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabis. His research focus is plant stress physiology.

Professor Khalid M Alghamdi is the Head of the Biological Department at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. His area of interest is pest control and molecular entomology.