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The main objective of COST Action 837 is to develop and evaluate, at European level, new, soft, appropriate and efficient biological processes, based on plant biotechnology, to use the higher plants and agronomic techniques to remove or render harmless recalcitrant organic pollutant and toxic metals present in wastewaters and contaminated sites. This annual report summarises the activities of the participants in this COST action.

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Authors: SCHWITZGUÉBEL J-P (EDITOR), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Laboratory for Environmental Biotechnology, Lausanne (CH)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 20798 EN (2003), 21pp. Free of charge
Availability: EUR-OP reference: KI-NA-20798-EN-C Available from: Documentation Service of DG Research Fax: +32 2 295 8220 E-mail:
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-5816-X
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