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A Study of Interior Landscape Plants for Indoor Air Pollution AbatementPreviously, preliminary data on the ability of a group of common indoor plants to remove organic chemical from indoor air was presented. The group of plants chosen for this study was determined by joint agreement between NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America. The chemicals chosen for study were benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde. The results show that plants can play a major role in removal of organic chemicals from indoor air.
Document ID
19930072988
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Authors
Wolverton, B. C. (NASA John C. Stennis Space Center Bay Saint Louis, MS, United States)
Douglas, Willard L. (Sverdrup Technology, Inc. Bay Saint Louis, MS., United States)
Bounds, Keith (Sverdrup Technology, Inc. Bay Saint Louis, MS., United States)
Date Acquired
August 16, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1989
Subject Category
ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION
Report/Patent Number
REPT-6
NASA-TM-108061
NAS 1.15:108061
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.

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