Adesuyi, A.A., Ngwoke, M.O., Akinola, M.O., Njoku,K.L. and Jolaoso, A.O.(2015). Assessment of Physicochemical Characteristics of Sediments from Nwaja Creek, Niger Delta, Nigeria. Journal of Geoscience and Environmental Protection, 4: 16-27.
Ali, G., Srivastava, P.S. and Iqbal, M. (2000). Influence of cadmium and zinc on growth and photosynthesis of Bacopa monniera cultivated in vitro. Journal of Biology and Plant, 43(4):599-601.
Aluko, T.S., Njoku, K.L., Adesuyi, A.A. and Akinola, M.O. (2018). Health risk assessment of heavy metals in soil from Iron ore mining sites of Itakpe and Agbaja, Kogi State, Nigeria. Journal of Pollution, 4(3): 527-538.
Arias, J.A., Peralta-Videa, J.R., Ellzey, J.T., Ren, M., Viveros, M.N. and Gardea-Torresdey, J.L. (2010) Effects of Glomus deserticola inoculation on Prosopis: enhancing chromium and lead uptake and translocation as confirmed by X-ray mapping, ICP-OES and TEM techniques. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 68(2):139–148.
Baker, A.J.M., (1978). Ecophysiological aspects of zinc tolerance in Silene maritime, New Phytol. 80 635–642.
Barceló, J. and Poschenrieder, C.H. (1990). Plant water relations as affected by heavy metal stress: a review. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 13:1-37.
Bogeat-Triboulot, M.B., Brosche, M., Renaut, J., Jouve, L., Le Thiec, D., Fayyaz, P., Vinocur, B., Witters, E., Laukens, K., Teichmann, T., Altman, A., Hausman, J.F., Polle, A., Kangasjärvi, J. and Dreyer, E. (2007). Gradual soil water depletion results in reversible changes of gene expression, protein profiles, ecophysiology, and growth performance in Populus euphratica, a poplar growing in arid regions. Plant Physiology, 143: 876–892.
Bonnet, M., Camares, O. and Veisseire, P. (2000). Effect of zinc and influence of Acremonium lolii on growth parameters, chlorophyll a fluorescence and antioxidant enzyme activities of ryegrass (Lolium perenne L. cv Apollo). Journal of Experimental Botany. 51(346):945-953.
Chijioke-Osuji, C., Belford, E. and Fei-Baffoe, B. (2017). Axonopus compressus: A Resilient Phytoremediatior of Waste Engine Oil Contaminated Soil. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science, 14(2): 1-10.
Dada, E.O., Njoku, K.L., Osuntoki, A.A. and Akinola, M.O. (2015). A Review Of Current Techniques of in Situ Physico-Chemical and Biological Remediation of Heavy Metals Polluted Soil. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 8(5): 606-615.
Du, J., Yaang, J. L. and Li, C.H. (2002). Advances in metallothionein studies in forest trees. Plant Omics Journal, 5(1): 46-51.
Ebbs, S.D. and Kochian, L.V. (1997). Toxicity of zinc and copper to Brassica species: implications for phytoremediation. Journal Environmetal Quality, 26:776–781.
Efe, S.I. and Elenwo, E.I. (2014). Phytoremediation of Crude Oil Contaminated Soil with Axonopus compressus in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Natural Resources, 5: 59-67. Eghbal, N., Nasrabadi, T., Karbassi, A. R. andTaghavi, L. (2018). Investigating the pattern of soil metallic pollution in urban areas (case study: a district in Tehran city). International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 1-10. Fazeli, G., Karbassi, A. R. andNasrabadi, T. (2018). Anthropogenic share of metal contents in soils of urban areas. Pollution, 4(4), 697-706.
Fernandes, J.C. and Henriques, F.S. (1991). Biochemical, physiological and structural effects of excess copper in plants. The Botanical Review. 57, 246-273.
Ukoh, S.N.B., et al.
Fontes, R.L.F. and Cox, F.R. (1998b). Zinc toxicity in soybean grown at high iron concentration in nutrient solution. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 21, 1723-1730. Ghaemi, Z., Karbassi, A., Moattar, F., Hassani, A and Khorasani, N. (2015). Evaluating soil metallic pollution and consequent human health hazards in the vicinity of an industrialized zone, case study of Mubarakeh steel complex, Iran. Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering, 13(1), 75.
Godbold D.L. and Huttermann A., (1985). Effect of zinc, cadmium and mercury on root elongation of Picea abies (Karst.) seedlings, and the significance of these metals to forest die-back, Journal of Environmental Pollution. (Series A) 38 375–381.
Greany, K. M. (2005). An assessment of heavy metal contamination in the marine sediments of Las Perlas Archipelago, Gulf of Panama, M.S. thesis, School of Life Sciences Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gupta, D., Huang, H., Yang, X., Razafindrabe, B. and Inouhe, M. (2010). The detoxification of lead in Sedum alfredii H. is not related to phytochelatins but the glutathione. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 177(1–3): 437–444.
Hasegawa, H., Ismail, M.D., Rahman, M. and Rahman, M.A. (2016). The Effects of Soil Properties to the Extent of Soil Contamination with Metals. Springer Japan. pp254. 10.1007/978-4-431-55759-3.
Hayes, J.D., Flanagan, J.U. and Jowsey, I.R. (2005). Glutathione transferases. Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 45: 51–88.
He, G., Guan, C., Chen, Q.X., Gou, X.J., Liu, W., Zeng, Q.Y., and Lan, T. (2016). Genome Wide Analysis of the Glutathione S-Transferase Gene Family in Capsella rubella: Identification, Expression, and Biochemical Functions. Frontier in Plant Science, 1325.
Iheme, P.O., Akinola, M.O. and Njoku, K.L. (2017). Evaluation on the growth response of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) and Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) to crude oil contaminated soil. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management, 21(6): 1169-1173.
Jadia, C.D. and Fulekar, M.H. (2009). “Phytoremediation of heavy metals: recent techniques,” African Journal of Biotechnology, 8 (6): 921–928.
Javed, M.T. (2011). Mechanisms behind pH changes by plant roots and shoots caused by elevated concentration of toxic elements. Doctoral Thesis in Plant Physiology at Stockholm University, Sweden, 2011. 40pp.
Kabata-Pendias, A. and Pendias, H. Trace Metals in Soils and Plants, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla, USA, 2nd edition, 2001.
Kaviani, E., Niazi, A., Heydarian, Z., Moghadam, A. and Ghasemi-Fasaei, A. (2017). Phytoremediation of Pb-Contaminated Soil by Salicornia iranica : Key Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Pb Detoxification. Clean–Soil Air Water, 45(5).
Khan, U. and Uzair, M. (2013). Effect of industrial waste on early growth and phytoremediation potential of avicennia marina (orsk.) vierh. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 45(1), 17-27.
Klassen, S.P., McLean J.E., Grossel, P.R. and Sims, R.C. (2000). Fate and behavior of lead in soils planted with metal-resistant species (River birch and smallwing sedge), Journal of Environmental Quality, 29: 1826-1834.
Kushwaha, A., Rani, R., Kumar, S. and Gautam, A. (2015). Heavy metal detoxification and tolerance mechanisms in plants: Implications for phytoremediation. Environmental Reviews, 23: 1-13.
Liu, X., Peng, K., Wang, A., Lian, C. and Shen, Z. (2010). Cadmium accumulation and distribution in populations of Phytolacca americana L. and the role of transpiration. Chemosphere, 78(9):1136–1141.
Mani, D., Kumar, C. and Patel N.K. (2015). Integrated micro-biochemical approach for phytoremediation of cadmium and zinc contaminated soil. Journal of ecotoxicology and Environmental safety, 111:86-95.
Mani, D., Kumar, C., Patel, N.K. and Sivakumar, D. (2015). Enhanced clean-up of lead-contaminated alluvial soil through Chrysanthemum indicum L. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 12:1211–1222.
McLaughlin, M. J., Hamon, R. E., McLaren, R. G., Speir, T. W. and Rogers, S. L. (2000).“Review: a bioavailability-based rationale for controlling metal and metalloid contamination of agricultural land in Australia and New Zealand,” Australian Journal of Soil Research, 38 (6) 1037–1086.
McLaughlin, M. J., Zarcinas B. A., Stevens, B. A. and Cook, N. (2000).“Soil testing for heavy metals,” Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 31, no. 11–14, pp. 1661 1700,
McNeilly, T. (1981). Evolution and Pollution, Edward Arnold, London.
Nagajyoti, P. C., Lee, K. D. and Sreekanth, T. V. (2010). Heavy metals, occurrence and toxicity for
Pollution, 5(4): 687-699, Autumn 2019
Pollution is licensed under a "Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0)"
plants: a review. Environmental Chemistry Letter 8:199–216
Njoku, K.L., Akinola, M.O. and Oboh, B.O. (2012).Phytoremediation of crude oil polluted soil: Effect of cow dung augmentation on the remediation of crude oil polluted soil by Glycine max. Journal of Applied Science Research, 8(1):277-282.
Njoku, K.L., Akinola, M.O. and Oboh, B.O. (2016). Phytoremediation Of Crude Oil Contaminated Soil Using Glycine Max (Merril); Through Phytoaccumulation or Rhizosphere Effect? Journal of Biological and Environmental Sciences, 10 (30): 115-124.
Ojuederie, O.B. and Babalola, O.O. (2017). Microbial and Plant-Assisted Bioremediation of Heavy Metal Polluted Environments: A Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(12): 1504.
Pant, P.P. and Tripathi, A.K. (2014). Impact of Heavy Metals on Morphological and Biochemical Parameters of Shorea Robusta Plant. Ekológia, 33(2): 116-126.
Pearson J.N. and Rengel Z. (1995). Uptake and distribution of 65Zn and 54Mn in wheat grown at sufficient and deficient levels of Zn and Mn. I. During vegetative growth, Journal of. Experimental Botany. 46. 833–839.
Pourrut, B., Shahid, M., Dumat, C., Winterton, P. and Pinelli, E. (2011). Lead Uptake, Toxicity, and Detoxification in Plants. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 213: 113-136.
Ross, S.M. (1994). Toxic metals in soil-plant systems. John Wiley and Sons, New York. pp. 94–118. Roudposhti, G. M., Karbassi, A. and Baghvand, A. (2016). A pollution index for agricultural soils. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 62(10), 1411-1424.
Sarma, H. (2011). Metal Hyperaccumulation in Plants: A Review Focusing on Phytoremediation Technology. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4: 118-138.
Sharma, S.S. and Dietz, K.J. (2006). The significance of amino acids and amino acid-derived molecules in plant responses and adaptation to heavy metal stress. Journal of Experimental Botany 57:711–726.
Singh, G., Agnihotri, R.K., Singh, D.K. and Sharma, R. (2013). Effect of Pb and Ni on Root Development and Biomass Production of Black Gram (Vigna Mungo L.): Overcoming Through Exogenous Nitrogen Application. International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences, 5(22): 2689-2696
Soil Survey Staff. (2003). Keys to soil taxonomy. Ninth edition. United States Department of Agriculture. 332 pp.
Street, N.R., Skogstro, M.O., Sjo din, A., Tucker, J., Rodriguez-Acosta, M., Nilsson, P. and Jansson, S. (2006). The genetics and genomics of the drought response in Populus. Plant Journal, 48: 321–341. Swarnalatha, K. and Radhakrishnan, B. (2015). Studies on removal of Zinc and Chromium from aqueous solutions using water Hyacinth. Pollution, 1(2), 193-202.
Tchounwou, P.B., Yedjou, C.G., Patlolla, A.K. and Sutton, D.J. (2012). Heavy Metals Toxicity and the Environment. EXS, 101: 133–164. http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7643-8340-4_6.
Wainwright, S.J. and Woolhouse, H.W. (1976). Physiological mechanisms of Heavy metal tolerance, in: Chadwicks M.J., Goodman G.T. (Eds.), The Ecology of Resource Degradation and Renewal, Br. Ecol. Soc. Symp., Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, 15, pp. 231–257.
Wuana, R. A. and Okieimen, F. E,(2011). HeavyMetals in Contaminated Soils: A Review of Sources, Chemistry, Risks and Best Available Strategies for Remediation. International Scholarly Research Network Ecology: 1-20.
Yoon, J., Cao, X., Zhou, Q. and Ma, L.Q. (2006). Accumulation of Pb, Cu, and Zn in native plants growing on a contaminated Florida site. Science Total Environment. 368(2-3):456-464.