Phytoremediation: An Environmental Friendly Technique - A ReviewRohma Razzaq*
University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Rohma Razzaq
University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: April 18, 2017; Accepted date: April 25, 2017; Published date: April 30, 2017
Citation: Razzaq R (2017) Phytoremediation: An Environmental Friendly Technique - A Review. J Environ Anal Chem 4:195. doi:10.41722380-2391.1000195
Copyright: © 2017 Razzaq R. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Phytoremediation technology is a cost effective and environmentally and ecologically friendly as it utilizes plants natural ability to suck the pollutant present in the soil. There are many plants having this natural ability to up take the heavy metals and organic pollutants from air, soil and water. There are different subsets of phytoremediation; the most effectively used ones are (a) phytofiltration (b) phytoextraction (c) phytostabilization (d) phytovolatilization. In the present review, current knowledge about the phytoremediation and its techniques are discussed.