alexa Immobilization and phytotoxicity of Cd in contaminated soil amended with chicken manure compost.
Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences

International Journal of Waste Resources

Author(s): Liu L, Chen H, Cai P, Liang W, Huang Q

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of compost application on the immobilization and biotoxicity of Cd in winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) potted soils. Soils treated with various levels of Cd (0-50 mg Cd kg(-1) soil) were amended with 0, 30, 60 and 120 g compost kg(-1) soil. The fractions of Cd in soil were evaluated by a sequential extraction procedure. Compost application resulted in more than 70\% lower soluble/exchangeable Cd (KNO(3)) but increased the concentration of organic-bound (NaOH) and inorganic precipitates (EDTA) Cd in soils. Addition of compost was effective in reducing the phytotoxicity of Cd by decreasing more than 50\% Cd uptake by wheat tissue and improving wheat growth. Alleviation of Cd phytotoxicity by compost was attributed primarily to the increase of soil pH, complexation of Cd by the organic matter and coprecipitation with P content. Compost was effective in the immobilization of Cd in soils and can be used to remediate Cd-contaminated soils. This article was published in J Hazard Mater and referenced in International Journal of Waste Resources

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • 3rd International Conference and Expo on Oil and Gas
    July 13-14, 2017 Berlin, Germany
  • 2nd International Conference on Biochemistry
    September 28-29, 2017 Dubai, UAE
  • 3rd International Conference on Chemical Engineering
    October 2-4, 2017 Chicago, Illinois ,USA
  • 2nd Euro Global Summit and Expo on Biomass and Bioenergy
    October 12-13, 2017 London, UK
  • 2th International Conference on Environmental Toxicology and Ecological Risk Assessment
    October 19-20, 2017 Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals


1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version