Effects of Sewage Sludge on Heavy Metal Accumulation in Soil and Plants , and on Crop Productivity in Aleppo Governorate

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Although sewage sludge is a good source of nutrients for plant growth, the presence of heavy metals in sludge can limit its use. We conducted a field study to evaluate the effects of soil application of sludge on heavy metal accumulation in soil and plants and on the productivity of wheat, maize and vetch. There were four treatments: (i) control; (ii… (More)

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