Energy plantations technology on contaminated land

Name: Energy plantations technology on contaminated land
Researchers: Doubková Pavla (member of research team)
Mrnka Libor (member of research team)
Sudová Radka (member of research team)
Vohník Martin (member of research team)
Vosátka Miroslav (member of research team)
Project Type: D - minor international projects and bilateral agreements
Realization from: 2008
Realization to: 2011
Summary: The project aims at optimising a technology for cultivation of fast-growing trees (FGT) in soils contaminated by heavy metals with the use of inoculation by symbiotic microorganisms. It should offer an alternative use of contaminated farmland and extremely contaminated areas for biomass production. Apart from FGT biomass production, also off-production effects of the technology will be taken into consideration, especially its contribution to the phytoremediation of the contaminated soils. The project also aims at contributing to the knowledge of tolerance mechanisms of FGT and mycorrhizal fungi to heavy metals.

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