ISBN-10:
0444519971
ISBN-13:
9780444519979
Pub. Date:
10/05/2005
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements in the Rhizosphere

Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements in the Rhizosphere

by G.R. Gobran, P.M. Huang

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ISBN-13: 9780444519979
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/05/2005
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Fundamentals of transformations and dynamics of trace elements.
1. Contribution of rhizospheric processes to mineral weathering in forest soils.
2. Mineral weathering in the rhizosphere of forested soils.
3. Characteristics of rhizosphere soil from natural and agricultural environments.
4. Metal complexation by phytosiderophores in the rhizosphere.
5. Effects of organic ligands on the adsorption of trace elements onto metal oxides and organo–mineral complexes.
6. Kinetics of cadmium desorption from iron oxides formed under the influence of citrate.
7. Biogeochemistry of soil cadmium and the impact on terrestrial food chain contamination.
Part II. Speciation, bioavailability, and phytotoxicity of trace elements.
8. Speciation and bioavailability of trace metals (Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, Zn) in the rhizosphere of contaminated soils.
9. Influence of willow (Salix viminalis L.) roots on soil metal chemistry: Effects of clones with varying metal uptake potential.
10. Fractionation and bioavailability of copper, cadmium and lead in rhizosphere soil.
11. Bioavailability and extractability of copper and zinc in a soil amended with pig slurry: Effect of iron deficiency in the rhizosphere of two grasses.
12. Binding and electrostatic attraction of trace elements to plant root surfaces.
13. Model development for simulating the bioavailability of Ni to the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi goesingense.
14. Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi on heavy metal and radionuclide transfer to plants.
15. Uptake and translocation of uranium by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under monoxenic culture conditions.

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