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Title of Thesis

Bioaccumulation of Cadmium in Grain Crops As Affected By Inorganic Amendments

Author(s)
Muhammad Zia-ur-Rehman
Institute/University/Department Details

Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences / University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Session
2009
Subject
Soil Science
Number of Pages
184
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Bioaccumulation, Cadmium, Grain, Inorganic Amendments

Abstract
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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 CONTENTS 13
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2 1 INTRODUCTION 4
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3 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1. Wastewater Irrigation and Contamination of Soils in Urban and Suburban Areas

2.2. Efficiency of Chemicals for Metal Extraction from Soils

2.3. Physico-Chemical Considerations of Using Single Extraction Procedure

2.4. Soil Texture Affects the Retention and Availability of Metals

2.5. Metals Response to Calcium Containing Inorganic Amendments

2.6. Metals Response to Phosphorus Containing Amendments

2.7. Metals Behavior in Response to Ammonium Containing Amendments

2.8. Metals Behavior in Response to Sulfur Containing Amendments

2.9. Threshold Bio-available Concentration of Cd

2.10. Effects of Associated Ions on Cd Availability

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4 3 MATERIALS AND METHODS

3.1. Preparation of soils for pot experiments

3.2. Study 1: Comparison of extractants for the phyto-availability of cadmium from different textured soils

3.3. Study 2: Effect of inorganic amendments on bioaccumulation of cadmium in metal contaminated two soils

3.4. Study 3: Effect of inorganic amendments on bioaccumulation of cadmium by rice and wheat receiving raw sewage under field conditions

3.5. Analytical Procedures

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5 4 RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Materials and Methods

4.3. Result

4.4. Discussion

4.5. Conclusions 

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6 5 SUMMARY 5
  5.1 LITERATURE CITED 25
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  5.2 APPENDICES 31