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By Edward J. Calabrese, Paul T. Kostecki, James Dragun

Quantity nine of the sequence offers 38 technical papers masking quite a lot of environmental matters, together with Bioremediation, Chemical Oxidation, Heavy Metals, MTBE, Phytoremediation, Radiation, Regulatory and felony concerns, Remediation, threat dependent Cleanup and placement evaluation. Contributing authors are drawn from around the spectrum of curiosity: executive organisations, educational associations, the consulting neighborhood and business businesses.

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Here, two strains of white-rot fungi were able to grow and degrade this herbicide (~53%) in seven days. Considering both pesticides, Pleurotus sp CCB 068 was the best among all the strains tested. It is important to mention that the highest levels of enzymes activities were produced by this strain, regardless of the pesticide. Our results indicate that this fungus has a great potential for application in the bioremediation of soil and sediments contaminated with herbicides. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank the EMBRAPA for financial support.

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