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Toxins in groundwater broken up at Superfund site

Date
17 August 2017
Abstract

Effect of continuous irrigation with industrial effluent for more than three decades on soil physical, physico-chemical properties; and major, secondary and micronutrient with pollutant element status of soils and plants in Jajmau area of Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh was ascertained. Long term...

Author(s)
Rajput, S. G.; Tiwari, D. D.; Katiyar, N. K.; Anil Kumar; Pathak, R. K.; Varsha Srivastava
Publisher
Gaurav Society of Agricultural Research Information Centre, Hisar, India
Citation
Research on Crops, 2017, 18, 2, pp 249-255
Abstract

The experiment was conducted to study the influence of cadmium on growth and development of seedling mungbean genotypes (i. e. Basanti, Satya and MH 421). Results revealed that fresh (FW) and dry weight (DW) (mg) of shoot significantly decreased from 297.9 to 237.3 and 28.9 to 17.4, respectively....

Author(s)
Saviti; Alka Saini; Monika; Sarita Devi; Arya, S. S.; Ishu Singal; Sunil Kumar
Publisher
Gaurav Society of Agricultural Research Information Centre, Hisar, India
Citation
Research on Crops, 2017, 18, 2, pp 232-236
Abstract

Objective: With the continuous requirements for the management of contaminated soil, intensive studies on the ecological risk assessment of contaminated soil are increasingly important. At present, the toxicity test based on species sensitivity distribution for ecological risk assessment of...

Author(s)
He Jun; Tian XinZhu; Wang XueDong; Liu Bin; Li Ning; Zheng Han; Meng Nan; Chen ShiBao
Publisher
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2017, 50, 7, pp 1263-1270
Abstract

To assess the security of pepper cultivation in Cd contaminated soil effectively and efficiently, the variation of Cd content in 71 pepper genetype materials and the effect of Cd concentration in Cd contaminated farmland soil on Cd content in peppers were investigated through pot and field...

Author(s)
Liu Feng; Mi BaoBin; Wei RuiMin; Zou XueXiao; Zhou HuoQiang; Wang DuanHua; Dai XiongZe
Publisher
Acta Horticulturae Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Horticulturae Sinica, 2017, 44, 5, pp 979-986
Abstract

Estrogen conjugates are precursors of free estrogens such as 17β-estradiol (E2) and estrone (E1), which cause potent endocrine disrupting effects on aquatic organisms. In this study, microcosm laboratory experiments were conducted at 25°C in an agricultural soil to investigate the aerobic...

Author(s)
Ma Li; Yates, S. R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 2017, 145, pp 634-640
Abstract

The increasing demand for environmental pollution control results in the development and use of new procedures for the determination of dangerous chemicals. Simple screening methods, which can be used directly in the field for a preliminary assessment of soil contamination, seem to be extremely...

Author(s)
Montereali, M. R.; Pinto, V.; Schiavella, F.; Armiento, G.; Angelone, M.; Crovato, C.; Manojlović, M.; Čabilovski, R.; Cremisini, C.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2017, 189, 9, pp 466
Abstract

Nairobi River tributaries are the main source of the Athi River. The Athi River basin is the fourth largest and important drainage system in Kenya covering 650 km and with a drainage area of 70,000 km2. Its water is used downstream by about four million people not only for irrigation but also for...

Author(s)
Njuguna, S. M.; Yan Xue; Gituru, R. W.; Wang QingFeng; Wang Jun
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2017, 189, 9, pp 454
Abstract

Soil pollution by arsenic increases the potential risk of arsenic entrance into the food chain. The usefulness of maleic anhydride-styrene-acrylic acid copolymer on the mobility and phytoavailability of arsenic was evaluated. Treatments were the concentrations of acrylic copolymer (0, 0.05, 0.10,...

Author(s)
Mansouri, T.; Golchin, A.; Kouhestani, H.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2017, 189, 9, pp 450
Abstract

The quality assessment of tropical soils and sediments is still under discussion, with efforts being made on the part of governmental agencies to establish reference values. Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) is a potential analytical technique for quantifying diverse chemical elements in ...

Author(s)
Fernández, Z. H.; Santos Júnior, J. A. dos; Amaral, R. dos S.; Alvarez, J. R. E.; Silva, E. B. da; França, E. J. de; Menezes, R. S. C.; Farias, E. E. G. de; Santos, J. M. do N.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2017, 189, 9, pp 447

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