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Though the concept of phytoremediation is simple, progress is limited by the complexity of metal transport and tolerance mechanisms. Above, Cornell University research associate Miguel Pineros (left) and plant physiologist Leon Kochian study some of these mechanisms in corn.

Photo by Scott Bauer.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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