Plants and Pb
hortus at ix.netcom.com
Thu Sep 7 18:58:05 EST 1995
In <42cvci$jlm at news1.ucsd.edu> "Gordon A. Fox" <gfox at ucsd.edu> writes:
>cmayor at ix.netcom.com wrote:
>> I recently saw a journal or magazine or something that had a
>>the use of plants to absorb heavy metals from soil.
>The article was a newsy article in the front portion of Science a
>of weeks ago, reporting on a meeting on this topic.
>Gordon A. Fox * Dept. of Biology 0116 * Univ. of Calif., San Diego
>9500 Gilman Dr. * La Jolla, CA 92093-0116 * USA
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Many years ago some researchers found some plants which have an
affinity to absorb gold from soil over gold mine trailings. The process
was not economically feasible. I doubt if further work was done.
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