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An Overview on Research Trends in Remediation of Chromium

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Chemistry, S.V. University, Tirupati-517 502, AP, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Soil Science, Regional Agricultural Research Station, Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Tirupati, AP, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 2, Issue (1), Pages 71-83, January,2 (2013)

Abstract

Chromium is one of the toxic heavy metals which needs ample attention in terms of soil and environmental degradation. Among the heavy metals and their toxicity, chromium toxicity was well studied by the researchers with the corresponding remedial measures. In the present review paper, the occurrence, transformation, in different environments and the possible and currently practicing remedial measures and the evaluation of their efficacy to minimize the toxic effects of chromium was thoroughly discussed.

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