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Influence of Effective Microorganisms on the Activity of 137 Cs in the Soil Contaminated due to the Accident on the Chernobyl NPP

  title={Influence of Effective Microorganisms on the Activity of 137 Cs in the Soil Contaminated due to the Accident on the Chernobyl NPP},
  author={Aleksander N. Nikitin and Galina Z. Gutzeva and Galina A. Leferd and Ihar Anatoljevich Cheshyk and Shuichi Okumoto and Masaki Shintani and Teruo Higa}
Microbiological soil improvers have a potential as a tool for regulation transfer of induced radioisotopes and other pollutants into crops. During the development of a method using effective microorganisms (EM) to reduce the soil-to-plant transfer of Cs on land contaminated with radioactive cesium, an unexpected effect of EM on the reduction of the Cs activity in soil samples was observed. Laboratory experiments were then conducted to evaluate the impact of EM and fermented organic fertilizer… 

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