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What Is Bioaugmentation?

Anusha Karthik
Updated on 12-Apr-2023 15:25:51


Introduction Bioaugmentation is a biological technique used in environmental engineering to increase the rate of degradation of pollutants by introducing specialized microorganisms to contaminated environments. The process of bioaugmentation involves the addition of bacteria, fungi, or other microorganisms to an environment in which they are not naturally present, to accelerate the breakdown of specific contaminants. Bioaugmentation is often used to remediate contaminated sites, such as landfills, oil spills, and industrial wastewater treatment plants. In this article, we will explore the different aspects of bioaugmentation, including its history, applications, benefits, and challenges. History of Bioaugmentation The concept of bioaugmentation ... Read More