Bioremediation is a waste management technique that involves the use of organisms to remove or neutralize pollutants from a contaminated site. Microbial community structures in hydrocarbon-contaminated soil are influenced by a number of factors, such as soil type, concentration and bioavailability of the contaminants, nutrient contents, temperature, oxygen content and pH. Bioremediation, which is defined as a process that uses microorganisms, plants or enzymes in order to transform contaminants in a less toxic species, is a very attractive method due to its costs, and benefits that result from the pollutant mineralization.
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