Phytomanagement of radioactively contaminated sites

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Phytomanagement of radioactively contaminated sites. / Vandenhove, Hildegarde; Thiry, Yves (Peer reviewer).

Trace Elements in the Environment: Biogeochemistry, biotechnology and Bioremediation. Vol. 1 1. ed. Boca raton, Florida : Taylor & Francis (CRC), 2006. p. 583-610.

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Vandenhove, H & Thiry, Y 2006, Phytomanagement of radioactively contaminated sites. in Trace Elements in the Environment: Biogeochemistry, biotechnology and Bioremediation. 1 edn, vol. 1, Taylor & Francis (CRC), Boca raton, Florida, pp. 583-610.

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Vandenhove, H., & Thiry, Y. (2006). Phytomanagement of radioactively contaminated sites. In Trace Elements in the Environment: Biogeochemistry, biotechnology and Bioremediation (1 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 583-610). Taylor & Francis (CRC).

Vancouver

Vandenhove H, Thiry Y. Phytomanagement of radioactively contaminated sites. In Trace Elements in the Environment: Biogeochemistry, biotechnology and Bioremediation. 1 ed. Vol. 1. Boca raton, Florida: Taylor & Francis (CRC). 2006. p. 583-610

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Vandenhove, Hildegarde ; Thiry, Yves. / Phytomanagement of radioactively contaminated sites. Trace Elements in the Environment: Biogeochemistry, biotechnology and Bioremediation. Vol. 1 1. ed. Boca raton, Florida : Taylor & Francis (CRC), 2006. pp. 583-610

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