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This book is an upto date treatise or the impact of heavy metal pollution of agricultural soils primarily resulting from long-term application of wastewater, industrial effluents and sewage sludge, and atmospheric deposition. It addresses soil health, soil-microbe interactions, heavy metal accumulation in soil, behavior of metals in soil and bioremediation besides other pertinent topics.
Practical Issues of Land Application of Biosolids: P.K. Wong; Bioavailability of Metals and Metalloids in Terrestrial Environments: Patrick K. Jjemba; Microbially Mediated Changes in the Mobility of Contaminant Metals in Soils and Sediments: Flynn Picardal and D. Craig Cooper; Influence of Long-Term Application of Treated Oil Refinery Effluent on Soil Health: Iqbal Ahmad et al.; Heavy Metals in Temperate Forest Soils: Speciation, Mobility and Risk Assessment: G. Koptsik et al.; Bioremediation: Andrew S. Ball; Effects of Fly Ash on Soil Characteristics, Plant Growth and Soil Microbial Populations: Z.A. Siddiqui and L.P. Singh; Effect of Metal-Contaminated Organic Wastes on Microbial Biomass and Activities: A Review: K. Chakrabarti et al.; Characterization and Evaluation of Municipal Solid Waste Compost by Microbiological and Biochemical Parameters in Soil under Laboratory and Field Conditions: P. Bhattacharyya et al.; Phytoextraction of Lead-Contaminated Soils: Current Experience: John Pichtel.