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Title of Thesis

Chemically Enhanced Phytoextraction of Lead From Contaminated Soils

Author(s)

Saif Ullah

Institute/University/Department Details

Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences / University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Session
2007

Subject

Soil Science

Number of Pages
163
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Chemically, Enhanced, Phytoextraction, Lead, Contaminated, Soils

Abstract

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1 0 CONTENTS 9
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2 1 INTRODUCTION 5
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REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1 Overview of the term heavy metals

2.2Metal contamination of soils

2.3 Problem of Pb

2.4 EDTA: A chelating agent

2.5 Technologies for remediation of metal contaminated soils

2.6 Phytoremediation

2.7 Soil Pb dissolution in response to amendments

2.8 Amendment-assisted Pb uptake by plants

2.9 Mechanism of chelator enhanced Pb uptake

2.10 Factors affecting amendment-assisted Pb phytoextraction

2.11 Potential risks associated with amendment-assisted Pb phytoextraction

2.12 Reducing potential risks associated with lead phytoextraction

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4 3

MATERIALS AND METHODS

3.1 Collection and preparation of soils used in experiments

3.2 Analytical Procedures

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5 4

RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

4.1 Study I: Effect of lead and organic acids on the growth and uptake of lead in hydroponically grown wheat

4.2 Study II: Mobilization of lead from contaminated soils by organic acids

4.3 Study III: Role of chemical amendments on wheat growth, bioavailability and uptake of Pb from contaminated soil 

4.4 Study IV: Chemically enhanced Pb phytoextraction by wheat in texturally different soils

4.5 Study V: Pb-phytoextraction by wheat in response to method of amendment application

4.6 Study VI: Leaching of lead from contaminated soils in response to application of EDTA

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6 5 SUMMARY 5
  5.1 LITERATURE CITED 23
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