Sustainable use of the Soil-Plant System


The main objective of the group SOILPLANT is the integrated study of the soil-plant system in agricultural and agroforestry soils, paying special attention to contaminated and degraded soils and their effects on the ecosystem. It is intended to implement management practices more in line with the pedo-climatic characteristics of each scenario, based on a […]

Potential of eucalypt trees for remediation of contaminated soils

The use of trees to immobilize contaminants (phytostabilization) is a low-cost and effective method of soil remediation.

Researchers of IRNAS, CSIC and New Zealand have evaluated the potential of red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) to phytostabilize soils contaminated by trace elements (TE). Within the research projects RECARE and RESTECO, the ET concentration in soils and in […]

European meeting about prevention and remediation of degraded soils

Researchers of the Group SOIL-PLANT, from the IRNAS, CSIC, participated in the RECARE project Plenary Meeting, devoted to prevention and remediation of degraded soils, which has been held at Hella (Iceland), from May 29th to June 2nd 2017.

RECARE group visiting the study site in Iceland. Photo: Erik van den Elsen.

The Guadiamar […]

Reunión sobre prevención y recuperación de suelos degradados en Europa

Photo: Erik van den Elsen

The Plenary Meeting of the project RECARE (Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land Care) was held in Montegrotto (Padova, Italy) from March 16th to 20th. More than 50 partners of 18 countries attended the meeting.

The team of IRNAS presented results about the remediation […]