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Development of methods for the bioaccunulation of metals by endophytic bacteria
Coordinator - Ruth Maria de Oliveira Pereira
Programme - Acordo Bilateral Portugal Tunisia
Execution dates - 2010-01-01 - 2011-12-31 (24 Months)
Funding Entity - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Funding for CESAM - 2300 €
Total Funding - 2300 €
Proponent Institution - Universidade de Aveiro
Participating Institutions
Sfax Higher Institute of Biotechnology (ISBS), Sfax Tunisia

The project aims to explore the relationships between plants and their endophytic and rhizoplane bacteria, to improve the ability of plants for living in metal contaminated soils, and for increasing their capacity for absorbing metals, reducing their mobility and bioavailability in the soil compartment.




CESAM Funding: