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Characteristics of Heavy Metal Accumulation and Removing from Soil using Korean Native Plant, Liriope platyphylla for Phytoremediation
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Characteristics of Heavy Metal Accumulation and Removing from Soil using Korean Native Plant, Liriope platyphylla for Phytoremediation
Ju, Jin-Hee; Yoon, Young-Han;
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This study attempted to utilize various groundcover plants in phytoremediation, using shade plants, which often have a high shade tolerance for shade urban space. Liriope platyphylla was grown in soil containing three of heavy metals, Zn, Cd, and Pb under four different concentrations (0, 100, 250 and 500 mg/kg) to determine the heavy metal accumulation characteristics and removing from soil. Total amounts of accumulated Zn in L. platyphylla were increased in accordance with increasing elevated Zn concentrations in soil, but the difference was not significant between Zn250 and Zn500. Cd accumulation, sharply increased in Cd100 and Cd250, but was reduced in Cd500. Increased Pb concentration in soil resulted a continuous increase in the total amounts of Pb accumulated in L. platyphylla. The total content of Zn in soil decreased by almost 50% in Zn100, almost 33% in Zn250 and 20% in Zn500 through growth of L. platyphylla over a period of 7 months. In the case of Cd, the concentration in soil, was decreased with 10% in Cd100, 10% in Cd250 and 33% in Cd500 through growth of L. platyphylla over a period of 7 months. This results indicate that more Cd was removed by planting L. platyphylla, compared to Zn or Pb.
Heavy metal tolerance;Landscape plants;Phytoremediation;Shade plants;
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도시 내 중금속 오염지의 관상식물로서 자생 맥문동(Liriope platyphylla)의 적용성 평가,주진희;윤용한;

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