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Expedited evolution of soil bacteria exposed to organic contaminants

Sinkkonen, Aki; Kauppi, Sari; Romantschuk, Martin and Strömmer, Rauni (2009) Expedited evolution of soil bacteria exposed to organic contaminants. Paper at: Ecology in a changing climate : the 10th international congress of ecology, Brisbane, Australia, 16-21 August 2009.

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Summary

We tested two hypotheses for which support can be found in the literature. (1) the degradation of organic contaminants is faster in humus soil than in mineral soil and (2) the degradation of organic contaminants is faster in previously contaminated soil than in similar but previously non-contaminated soil.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:soil bacteria, organic contaminants
Subjects: Soil
Research affiliation: Finland > Univ. Helsinki
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:17845
Deposited On:07 Oct 2010 12:44
Last Modified:07 Oct 2010 12:44
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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