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Title: A Helpful But Hazardous Harvest
Url: http://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
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005-10-03
Resource Type: Event (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
mp3
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Ecology
Environmental science
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-06-16 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-12 12:36:13 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 104
Resource URL Clicks: 8
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