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Table 1 Location, species, accumulation rate, and biomass of plants after the remediation process

From: Importance of biomass management acts and policies after phytoremediation

Location Species Accumulation rate (mg/g) Per area biomass (g/m2) References
Lake Sihwa Rees N 24.9, P 2.5 2515 (DW) (No et al. 2002)
Masan wetland Reed, cattail Reed (cattail)—N 12 (11), P 0.9 (1.7) Reed 532 cattail 1000 (Lee et al. 1999)
Artificial wetland Water rice N 26.9, P 6.8 4032 (DW) (Kim and Ihm 1998)
Lake Juam Water-fringe, water-lily N about* 20
P about 4.0
NA (Choi et al. 2012)
Artificial wetland Reed N 32.1, P 2.4 8100 (FW) (Kim et al. 2012)
Lake Paldang Reed, cattail N 30, P 2.5 NA (Choi et al. 2007)
Indoor Duckweed N 12, P 40.9 Cd 0.2 Cu 0.9 NA (You 2016)
Indoor Yellow flag-iris Cd 0.2 NA (Lee et al. 2009)
  1. Scientific names of plant species: water rice, Zizania latifolia; water-fringe, Nymphoides peltata; water-lily, Nymphaea tetragona; duckweed, Spirodela polyrhiza; flag-iris, Iris pseudacorus
  2. *Estimated value from graphs