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Enhancing pentachlorophenol degradation by vermicomposting associated bioremediation

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Enhancing pentachlorophenol degradation by vermicomposting associated bioremediation. / Lin, Zhong; Bai, Jing; Zhen, Zhen et al.

In: Ecological Engineering, Vol. 87, 02.2016, p. 288-294.

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Lin, Z, Bai, J, Zhen, Z, Lao, S, Li, W, Wu, Z, Li, Y, Spiro, B & Zhang, D 2016, 'Enhancing pentachlorophenol degradation by vermicomposting associated bioremediation', Ecological Engineering, vol. 87, pp. 288-294. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.12.004

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Lin, Z., Bai, J., Zhen, Z., Lao, S., Li, W., Wu, Z., Li, Y., Spiro, B., & Zhang, D. (2016). Enhancing pentachlorophenol degradation by vermicomposting associated bioremediation. Ecological Engineering, 87, 288-294. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.12.004

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Lin Z, Bai J, Zhen Z, Lao S, Li W, Wu Z et al. Enhancing pentachlorophenol degradation by vermicomposting associated bioremediation. Ecological Engineering. 2016 Feb;87:288-294. Epub 2015 Dec 17. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.12.004

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Lin, Zhong ; Bai, Jing ; Zhen, Zhen et al. / Enhancing pentachlorophenol degradation by vermicomposting associated bioremediation. In: Ecological Engineering. 2016 ; Vol. 87. pp. 288-294.

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title = "Enhancing pentachlorophenol degradation by vermicomposting associated bioremediation",
abstract = "Vermicomposting is an effective and environmentally friendly approach for soil organic contamination clean-up. This study investigated the roles and mechanisms of earthworm (Eisenia foetida) on soil pentachlorophenol (PCP) degradation with sterile and non-sterile soil-compost treatment. Limited soil PCP degradation was observed in the control and sterile compost treatments, whereas the synergetic effects of earthworm and compost contributed to the PCP biodegradation acceleration by significantly improving microbial biomass and activities. Sequence analysis and phylogentic classification of soil bacterial and fungal community structure after 42 days treatment identified the dominancy of indigenous bacterial families Pseudomonadaceae, Sphingobacteriaceae and Xanthomonadaceae, and fungal family Trichocomaceae, which were responsible for PCP biodegradation and stimulated by vermicomposting. Further investigation revealed the dominant roles of sterile compost during PCP biodegradation as the formation of humus-PCP in soil rather than neutralizing soil pH and increasing PCP availability. The mechanisms of vermicomposting include humus-PCP complex degradation, humus consumption and soil pH neutralization. This study provides a comprehensive understanding of the synergetic effect of vermicomposting on microbial community functions and PCP degradation enhancement in soils.",
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AU - Wu, Zhihao

AU - Li, Yongtao

AU - Spiro, Baruch

AU - Zhang, Dayi

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N2 - Vermicomposting is an effective and environmentally friendly approach for soil organic contamination clean-up. This study investigated the roles and mechanisms of earthworm (Eisenia foetida) on soil pentachlorophenol (PCP) degradation with sterile and non-sterile soil-compost treatment. Limited soil PCP degradation was observed in the control and sterile compost treatments, whereas the synergetic effects of earthworm and compost contributed to the PCP biodegradation acceleration by significantly improving microbial biomass and activities. Sequence analysis and phylogentic classification of soil bacterial and fungal community structure after 42 days treatment identified the dominancy of indigenous bacterial families Pseudomonadaceae, Sphingobacteriaceae and Xanthomonadaceae, and fungal family Trichocomaceae, which were responsible for PCP biodegradation and stimulated by vermicomposting. Further investigation revealed the dominant roles of sterile compost during PCP biodegradation as the formation of humus-PCP in soil rather than neutralizing soil pH and increasing PCP availability. The mechanisms of vermicomposting include humus-PCP complex degradation, humus consumption and soil pH neutralization. This study provides a comprehensive understanding of the synergetic effect of vermicomposting on microbial community functions and PCP degradation enhancement in soils.

AB - Vermicomposting is an effective and environmentally friendly approach for soil organic contamination clean-up. This study investigated the roles and mechanisms of earthworm (Eisenia foetida) on soil pentachlorophenol (PCP) degradation with sterile and non-sterile soil-compost treatment. Limited soil PCP degradation was observed in the control and sterile compost treatments, whereas the synergetic effects of earthworm and compost contributed to the PCP biodegradation acceleration by significantly improving microbial biomass and activities. Sequence analysis and phylogentic classification of soil bacterial and fungal community structure after 42 days treatment identified the dominancy of indigenous bacterial families Pseudomonadaceae, Sphingobacteriaceae and Xanthomonadaceae, and fungal family Trichocomaceae, which were responsible for PCP biodegradation and stimulated by vermicomposting. Further investigation revealed the dominant roles of sterile compost during PCP biodegradation as the formation of humus-PCP in soil rather than neutralizing soil pH and increasing PCP availability. The mechanisms of vermicomposting include humus-PCP complex degradation, humus consumption and soil pH neutralization. This study provides a comprehensive understanding of the synergetic effect of vermicomposting on microbial community functions and PCP degradation enhancement in soils.

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