Heavy Metals: Organic Fertilization Uptake

Authored by: Ewald Schnug , Alexandra Izosimova , Renata Gaj

Managing Global Resources and Universal Processes

Print publication date:  July  2020
Online publication date:  July  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138342637
eBook ISBN: 9780429346132
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9780429346132-44

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Abstract

There is a strong link between micronutrient nutrition, the uptake, and the impact of contaminants on plants, animals, and humans. Contamination with heavy metals has become one of the most serious problems for the functionality of ecosystems. Because of industrial development and past disposal activities, heavy metals are considered to be among the most important environmental contaminants that affect terrestrial, aquatic, and atmospheric systems.

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