Remediation of Pesticides Through Microbial and Phytoremediation Techniques

  • Sartaj Ahmad Bhat
  • Humaira Qadri
  • Guangyu Cui
  • Fusheng Li


Pesticides contamination in the environment presents a real hazard to human beings and other aquatic and terrestrial life. If not controlled, the contamination can lead to serious problems to the environment. In order to keep this contamination at a low level, some sustainable and cost-effective alternatives methods are required. Remediation techniques, such as microbial remediation and phytoremediation are reliable and efficient methods that utilize microbes and plants to eliminate the pesticide residues in the environment. These techniques offer useful and effective alternatives to physical and chemical remediation processes for being economically and ecologically sustainable. This chapter discusses present remediation techniques for the removing of pesticides from the natural environment.


Microbes Pesticides Plants Pollution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sartaj Ahmad Bhat
    • 1
  • Humaira Qadri
    • 2
  • Guangyu Cui
    • 3
  • Fusheng Li
    • 1
  1. 1.River Basin Research CenterGifu UniversityGifuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Environmental Sciences, School of SciencesSri Pratap College Campus, Cluster University of SrinagarSrinagarIndia
  3. 3.Graduate School of EngineeringGifu UniversityGifuJapan

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