Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 25 - Environmental Microbiology - Self Quiz - Page 832: 19


(a, c, e) Advantages (b, d, e) Disadvantages

Work Step by Step

The following are the advantages and disadvantages of bioremediation: Advantages- lower costs; Destruction of target chemicals at the contamination site; Genetically engineered microbes. Disadvantages- Longer time requirement; Lack of refinement for dealing with mixed contaminants; Genetically engineered microbes.
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