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Enhanced transfer of arsenic to grain for Bangladesh grown rice compared to US and EU

Adomako, Eureka E and Solaiman, A R M and Williams, Paul N and Deacon, Claire and Rahman, G K M M and Meharg, Andrew A (2009) Enhanced transfer of arsenic to grain for Bangladesh grown rice compared to US and EU. Environment International, 35 (3). pp. 476-479. ISSN 0160-4120

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Abstract

A field survey was conducted in arsenic impacted and non-impacted paddies of Bangladesh to assess how arsenic levels in rice (Oryza sativa L.) grain are related to soil and shoot concentrations. Ten field sites from an arsenic contaminated tubewell irrigation region (Faridpur) were compared to 10 field sites from a non-affected region (Gazipur). Analysis of the overall data set found that both grain and shoot total arsenic concentrations were highly correlated (P

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Environment International
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 53850
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 27 Apr 2012 15:19
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 23:23
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/53850

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