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An examination of the soils supporting Hackelia venusta, Washington State's most endangered species
<italic>Hackelia venusta </italic> (Showy stickseed) is an endemic, endangered species restricted to a small forested area in the eastern footslopes of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State. The purpose of this study was to characterize the soils supporting H. venusta according to their chemical and physical properties. ...
Bioremediation of Trichloroethylene: Analysis of the Plant Gene Response to TCE and Characterization of a Novel TCE-Degrading Endophyte
Trichloroethylene is a common environmental contaminant. High levels of TCE have the potential to cause liver damage and malfunctions in the central nervous system, and it is considered a likely human carcinogen. More than 54% of Superfund sites in the United States are contaminated with TCE. This research explored two ...