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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
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Great Problems Seminar
Beal, Liam; Pellegrini, Colette; White, Ashley; and White, Chelsea, "Sunflower Power: Phytoextraction in Action" (2014). Great Problems Seminar Posters (All Posters, All Years). 216.
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