Emerging environmental pollutants: issues and challenges / Samia Qadeer, Muzammil Anjum and Azeem Khalid -- Bioremediation: trends and latest application / Md. Mohibul Alam Khan, Muzammil Anjum, Abdel Fatteh El Omri,Ahmed Bahieldin, Saleh MS. Al-Gami -- Polycyclic hydrocarbons (PAHs): hurdles and solutions in the way of prolonged human health maintenance / Waseem Mohammed Abdul, Syed Shoeb Razvi, Yasir Anwar, KR Hakeem, Jamal SM Sabir, Kulvinder Singh Saini, Roop Singh Bora -- Phytoremediation: a green technology / Ihsan Ullah, Zubair Anwar, Yasir Anwar -- Pharmaceutical pollutants and bioremediation / Nadra Khaleeq, Samreen Rabia, Gul Majid Khan, Fakhar-ud-Din -- Poultry compost: turning environmental contaminants into a valuable resource / Athar Mahmud, Zafar Hayat, Kashif Akram -- Biopesticides: the key component to remediate pesticide contamination in an ecosystem / Nighat Mushtaq, Rouf Ahamd Bhat, Moonisa Aslam Dervash, Humaira Qadri, Gowhar Hamid Dar -- Microbes: key agents in the sustainable environment and cycling of nutrients / Sana Shafi, Rouf Ahmad Bhat, Suhaib A. Bandh, Nowsheem Shameem, Humeera Nisa -- Macrophytes, the natural cleaners of toxic and heavy metal pollution from aquatic ecosystems / Rouf Ahmad Bhat, Moonisa Aslam Dervash, Humaira Qadri, Nighat Mushtaq, Gowhar Hamid Dar.
"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."-- Back cover.