Effects of sewage sludge amendment on heavy metal accumulation and consequent responses of Beta vulgaris plants.

@article{Singh2007EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of sewage sludge amendment on heavy metal accumulation and consequent responses of Beta vulgaris plants.},
  author={Rajeev Pratap Singh and Madhoolika Agrawal},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 11},
  pages={
          2229-40
        }
}
Use of sewage sludge, a biological residue produced from sewage treatment processes in agriculture is an alternative disposal technique of waste. To study the usefulness of sewage sludge amendment for palak (Beta vulgaris var. Allgreen H-1), a leafy vegetable and consequent heavy metal contamination, a pot experiment was conducted by mixing sewage sludge at 20% and 40% (w/w) amendment ratios to the agricultural soil. Soil pH decreased whereas electrical conductance, organic carbon, total N… CONTINUE READING
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