Efficacy of Si fertilization to modulate the heavy metals absorption by barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) and pea (Pisum sativum L.).

@article{Xiao2016EfficacyOS,
  title={Efficacy of Si fertilization to modulate the heavy metals absorption by barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) and pea (Pisum sativum L.).},
  author={Wei Xiao and Liu Yuqiao and Zhan Qiang and Vladimir V Matichenkov and Elena A Bocharnikova and Magne D{\aa}st\ol},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 20},
  pages={20402-20407}
}
Silicon-based fertilizers and soil amendments can have direct and indirect positive influences on cultivated plants. The solid forms of Si-based substances, the most widespread in use, are efficient only at high application rates due to their low level of solubility. Several types of Si-based substances such as fumed silica, slags from the iron and steel… CONTINUE READING