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Kirsten L. Lloyd, Donald D. Davis, Richard P. Marini, and Dennis R. Decoteau

air pollution under the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). As a secondary air pollutant, O 3 forms through photochemical reactions involving nitrogen oxides (NO x ) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are produced by

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Chengyan Yue, Terry Hurley, and Neil O. Anderson

agreement with the statement “Native plants help reduce air pollution.” Invasive averse had a significantly lower degree of agreement with this statement than the other two groups of participants. Invasive averse also had a significantly lower degree of

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Kristin L. Getter and D. Bradley Rowe

membranes ( Kosareo and Ries, 2007 ), a better return on investment than traditional roofs ( Clark et al., 2008 ), reduced noise and air pollution ( Van Renterghem and Botteldooren, 2008 ; Yang et al., 2008 ), increased urban biodiversity ( Baumann, 2006

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Andrea Dravigne, Tina Marie Waliczek, R.D. Lineberger, and J.M. Zajicek

recognized since the early 1970s ( Ulrich et al., 1974 ). Plants and trees not only detoxify the environment and potentially reduce air pollution, but they also reduce noise pollution, the accumulation of dust and airborne particles, and provide visual and

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Maria Papafotiou, Niki Pergialioti, Lamprini Tassoula, Ioannis Massas, and Georgios Kargas

effect ( Bowler at al., 2010 ; Mackey et al., 2012 ), mitigation of air pollution ( Currie and Bass, 2008 ), CO 2 sequestration ( Getter et al., 2009 ; Li et al., 2010 ), increased biodiversity and provision of habitats ( Maclvor and Lundholmb, 2011

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Lamprini Tassoula, Maria Papafotiou, Georgios Liakopoulos, and Georgios Kargas

than others ( Gildemeister, 2004 ). It has also been proven as very efficient at intercepting particulate air pollution in an urban environment ( Shackleton et al., 2012 ). The use of native, drought-tolerant plants in semiarid regions of the

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Jayesh B. Samtani, John B. Masiunas, and James E. Appleby

oak is a fast-growing tree, withstands air pollution, and is considered one of the best oaks for city plantings ( Dirr, 1990 ). Although the range of the two species overlap, reports of leaf tatter injury are more common on white than northern red oak

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Geoffrey C. Denny, Michael A. Arnold, and Wayne A. Mackay

of these problems necessitates the selection and use of more adapted tree species and genotypes in urban areas. Taxodium distichum is a widely adaptable tree species for landscape use, tolerating both wet and dry soils and air pollution ( Cox and

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Jayesh B. Samtani, John B. Masiunas, and James E. Appleby

stressors such as adverse environments, air pollution, or pests ( Haugen et al., 2000 ). Haugen et al. (2000) and WDATCP (2003) proposed that insect feeding, environmental factors, or herbicide drift could cause leaf tatters. Our preliminary research

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Katie L. Dylewski, Amy N. Wright, Kenneth M. Tilt, and Charlene LeBleu

pollutant treatment Water Air Pollution 167 123 138 Dietz, M.E. Clausen, J.C. 2008 Stormwater runoff and export changed with development in a traditional and low impact subdivision J. Environ. Manage. 87 560 566 Dunnett, N. Clayden, A. 2007 Rain gardens