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First Advisor

Kris Wobbe

Second Advisor

Sharon Wulf

Date

2014

Abstract

Heavy metal is polluting soil in the Pearl River Delta, South China.

  • Food is still grown
  • Significant health risks

Causes: Rapid development of agriculture, industrial, and traffic practices

Solution: Sustainable Phytoremediation: Using sunflowers to remove heavy metal from soil

Keywords

Food Sustainability

Disciplines

Architecture | Arts and Humanities | Business | Education | Engineering | Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Language

English

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Rights

Creative Commons License
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Course

Food Sustainability

Program

Great Problems Seminar

Format

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