E. Kudjo Dzantor
Soil microbiology/biochemistry; Environmental Toxicology
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences
Office Location: 208 Farrell-Westbrook
Bioremediation; Phytoremediation; Plant-microbe signaling and signal disruption.
Most Significant Publications:
Dzantor, E. K. 2007. Phytoremediation: the state of rhizosphere engineering for accelerated rhizodegradation of xenobiotic contaminants. J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 82:228-232.
Dzantor, E. K., J. E. Woolston, and B. Momen. 2002. PCB dissipation and microbial community analysis in rhizosphere soil under substrate amendment conditions. Int. Journal of Phytoremediation. 4: 283-295.
Dzantor, E. K., T. Chekol, and L. R. Vough. 2000. Feasibility of using forage grasses and legumes for phytoremediation of organic pollutants. J. Environ. Sci. Health Part A 35:1645-1661
Dzantor, E. K., A. S. Felsot, and M. J. Beck. 1993. Bioremediating herbicide contaminated soils. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 39-40: 621-630.
Dzantor, E. K., and A. S. Felsot. 1991. Microbial responses to large concentrations of herbicides in soil. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 10:649-655.
NRSC 425-Terrestrial Bioremediation
Developed and Taught Short Course Titled ‘Bioremediation of Contaminated Soil and Water for Environmental Professional and Regulators
Developed Curriculum and Taught: Baltimore Ecosystem Restoration Brownfield Training Pilot.
Awards and Honors:
Member, Editorial Board, Polish Journal of Environmental Science, 2006
B.S. (Hons) Agriculture-University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
M.S. Soil Science- University of Wisconsin, Madison
PhD-University of Wisconsin, Madison
Date joined staff: 2004