Heavy Metals and Other Pollutants in the Environment: Biological Aspects

1st Edition

Gennady E. Zaikov, Larissa I. Weisfeld, Eugene M. Lisitsyn, Sarra A. Bekuzarova

Apple Academic Press
Published July 13, 2017
Reference - 438 Pages - 77 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771884372 - CAT# N11722

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Summary

This important new volume presents a plethora of research on the distribution of heavy metals in soils and rocks of natural habitats, farmlands, and urbanized areas along with the factors influencing their bioavailability. The authors evaluate the content of organic matter, soil acidity, mineral fertilizers, and more. Developed for ecologists and specialists in the field of environmental protection and the conservation of biological diversity, the book presents the problems of reducing the anthropogenic load on the surrounding countryside and focuses on sustainable agricultural development.