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Title: A Helpful But Hazardous Harvest
Url: https://ewradio.org/program.aspx?ProgramID=4096
Creator: Hoops, Richard
Publisher: University of Wisconsin--Madison. Sea Grant College Program
Description: Scientists clean up chemicals like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) with help from vegetables like pumpkins and zucchini. This radio broadcast explains how certain vegetables can be grown to absorb pesticides and industrial chemicals at contaminated sites. The clip is 2 minutes in length and is available in MP3 format. A text version is also available.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection -- Pesticides
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Vegetables
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental pollution
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Agriculture
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Pesticides
Agriculture -- Vegetables
Date Issued: 2005-10-03
Resource Type: Event
Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Sound
Instructional Material
Format: Audio -- MP3
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Language: English
Rights: University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Access Rights: Free access
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