Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms.) in Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal Polluted Water of Ologe Lagoon, Lagos, Nigeria

Ndimele, P.E.; Jimoh, A.A.
September 2011
Research Journal of Environmental Sciences;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p424
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