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Cadmium in Soils and Plants

Series: Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences Volume: 85

Edited By: MJ McLaughlin and BR Singh

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #105249 | ISBN: 0792358430
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Scientists have contributed detailed reviews covering a range of issues including aqueous cadmium chemistry, speciation of cadmium in soils, reactions of cadmium with soil surfaces, sources of cadmium contamination, uptake and translocation of cadmium in plants, and effects of cadmium on soil biological processes and on human health. This text should be useful for those involved in environmental research of cadmium behaviour in the terrestrial environment. It covers cadmium pollution of soil, and is particularly concerned with the food chain transfer of cadmium to humans.


Contributors. Foreword. Preface. 1. Cadmium in Soils and Plants; M.J. McLaughlin, B.R. Singh. 2. The Environmental Chemistry of Cadmium; S.J. Traina. 3. Chemistry of Cadmium in Soil Solution; P.A. Helmke. 4. Solid Phase Cadmium and the Reactions of Aqueous Cadmium with Soil Surfaces; T.H. Christensen, P.M. Haung. 5. Anthropogenic Additions of Cadmium to Soils; B.J. Alloway, E. Steinnes. 6. Mechanisms of Cadmium Uptake, Translocation and Deposition in Plants; R.M. Welch, W.A. Norvell. 7. Management Factors which Influence Cadmium Concentrations in Crops; C.A. Grant, et al. 8. Adverse Effects of Cadmium on Soil Microflora and Fauna; S.P. McGrath. 9. Soil Cadmium as a Threat to Human Health; R.L. Chaney, et al. 10. Cadmium in Soils and Plants; B.R. Singh, M.J. McLaughlin. Index.

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