Nickel Phytomining from Waste-derived Technosols

Assessing tolerance, uptake and distributions of nickel in two hyperaccumulator plant species (Alyssum murale and Berkheya coddi) grown on nickel-containing industrial waste (Technosols)
• Cultivation of the two plant species in pots
• Collection of plant material samples
• Analysis using spectrophotometric and micro-analytical techniques

Supervisor

Dr Antony van der Ent