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Bioavailability, Toxicity, and Risk Relationship in Ecosystems / Edition 1

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Overview

Potato is the most significant non-cereal crop. Much attention has been paid to this commercially important crop. The aim of this volume is to capture the recent advances made in improving potatoes using traditional breeding methods as well as genetic engineering technology. The book provides a critical appraisal of the state-of-the-art finding on this crop.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578081929
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 1/3/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360

Table of Contents

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES: Risk Assessment in Environmental Contamination and Environmental Health: Michael Moore; The Role of Chemical Separation in Bioavailability: S�bastien Suav�; Bioavailability of Metals in the Soil-plant Environment and its Potential Role in Risk Assessment: R. Naidu et al.�INDICATORS OF BIOAVAILABILITY: Microbial Parameters as Indicators of Toxic Effects of Heavy Metals on the Soil Ecosystem: Phil Brooks; Metal-Algae Interactions: Implications of Bioavailability: M. Megharaj et al.; Absorption and Translocation of Chromium by Plants: Plant Physiological and Soil Factors: R.H. Loeppert et al.�CASE STUDIES: Effects of Mine Wastewaters on Freshwater Biota in Tropical Northern Australia: Scott J. Markich et al.; Inplace Inactivation and Natural Ecological Restoration Technologies (IINERT): W.R. Berti and J.A. Ryan; An Assessment of the Revegetation Potential of Acidic Basemetal Tailings using Metal-tolerant Grass Species and Lime: W.J. Morrell et al.; Groundwater Arsenic Contamination in West Bengal--India and Bangladesh: Case Study on Bioavailability of Geogenic Arsenic: Uttam Kumar Chowdhury et al.; Plant Soil Metal Relationships from Micro to Macro Scale: K. Bujtas et al.
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