Emmanuel Dzantor

E. Kudjo Dzantor
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences

Contact Information:

Office Location:  208 Farrell-Westbrook
Telephone:  615-963-1839
FAX:  615-963-1557
Email:  edzantor@tnstate.edu

Research Areas:

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.

Teaching:

NRSC 425-Terrestrial Bioremediation

Extension:

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
Education:

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
 
 

 

 






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