Effect of pH on metal speciation and resulting metal uptake and toxicity for earthworms.

@article{Spurgeon2006EffectOP,
  title={Effect of pH on metal speciation and resulting metal uptake and toxicity for earthworms.},
  author={David J. Spurgeon and Stephen Lofts and Peter K. Hankard and Mark E Toal and Donna McLellan and Samantha K Fishwick and Claus Svendsen},
  journal={Environmental toxicology and chemistry},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={788-96}
}
In the present study, relationships between changes in the solubility and speciation of metals in contaminated soils under different pH regimes and their toxicity to earthworms were investigated. Earthworms (Lumbricus rubellus) were exposed in a laboratory bioassay to metalliferous soils under three pH regimes: Unamended pH, pH lowered by one unit (pH -1), and pH increased by one unit (pH +1). In each soil, total (hot nitric acid-extractable) and 0.01 M CaCl2-extractable metal concentrations… CONTINUE READING
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