Arsenic in rice agrosystems (water, soil and rice plants) in Guayas and Los Ríos provinces, Ecuador.

Abstract

Geogenic arsenic (As) can accumulate and reach high concentrations in rice grains, thus representing a potential threat to human health. Ecuador is one of the main consumers of rice in South America. However, there is no information available about the concentrations of As in rice agrosystems, although some water bodies are known to contain high levels of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.162

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@article{Otero2016ArsenicIR, title={Arsenic in rice agrosystems (water, soil and rice plants) in Guayas and Los R{\'i}os provinces, Ecuador.}, author={Xos{\'e} Luis Otero and Wilfredo E Tierra and O Atiaga and D Guanoluisa and L. M. Nunes and Tiago Os{\'o}rio Ferreira and Joaqu{\'i}n Ruales}, journal={The Science of the total environment}, year={2016}, volume={573}, pages={778-787} }