Effect of fertilizer application on soil heavy metal concentration.

  title={Effect of fertilizer application on soil heavy metal concentration.},
  author={Zahra Atafar and Alireza Mesdaghinia and Jafar Nouri and Mehdi Homaee and Masud Yunesian and Mehdi Ahmadimoghaddam and Amir hossein Mahvi},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  volume={160 1-4},
A large amount of chemicals is annually applied at the agricultural soils as fertilizers and pesticides. Such applications may result in the increase of heavy metals particularly Cd, Pb, and As. The objective of this study was to investigate the variability of chemical applications on Cd, Pb, and As concentrations of wheat-cultivated soils. Consequently, a study area was designed and was divided into four subareas (A, B, C, and D). The soil sampling was carried out in 40 points of cultivated… CONTINUE READING
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