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Toxic Metals in Soil Plant Systems

Edited By: SM Ross

469 pages, Figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jun 1994 | #34212 | ISBN: 0471942790
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Describes and discusses trace metal cycling processes in different contaminated ecosystems under conditions where their concentrations become toxic, treating the entire soil-plant system as a whole.


Partial table of contents: THEORY AND PROCESSES. Sources and Forms of Potentially Toxic Metals in Soil-Plant Systems (S. Ross). Retention, Transformation and Mobility of Toxic Metals in Soils (S. Ross). Toxic Metals: Fate and Distribution in Contaminated Ecosystems (S. Ross). CASE STUDIES. Mechanisms of Ecosystem Recovery Following 11 Years of Nutrient Enrichment in an Old-Field Community (S. Brewer, et al.). The Impact and Fate of Heavy Metals in an Oak Woodland Ecosystem (M. Martin & R. Bullock). Caesium Cycling in Heather Moorland Ecosystems (A. Horrill & G. Clint). A Metal Budget for a Monsoonal Wetland in Northern Australia (C. Finlayson). Index.

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