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Trace Elements in Soils and Plants

By: A Kabata-Pendias

413 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Oct 2010 | Edition: 4 | #186274 | ISBN-13: 9781420093681
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This fourth edition of a bestseller reflects the explosion of research during the past decade regarding trace elements and the environment related to the soil-plant system. It provides information on the biogeochemistry of trace elements in the soil-plant system and how these elements control our food quality. It discusses the assessment of natural/background content of trance elements in soil, bioindication of chemical status of environmental compartments, soil remediation, and hyperaccumulation and phytoextraction of trace metals from the soil. The table of contents reflects the IUPAC's recommendation for numbering element groups, giving the new edition an updated organizational flow.


The Biosphere. The Anthroposphere. Soils and Soil Processes. Soil Constituents. Trace Elements in Plants. Elements of Group I. Elements of Group II. Elements of Group III. Elements of Group IV. Elements of Group V. Elements of Group VI. Elements of Group VII. Elements of Group VIII. Appendix. References. Index.

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Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Pulawy, Poland

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