Long-term impact of sewage irrigation on soil properties and assessing risk in relation to transfer of metals to human food chain.

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A case study was undertaken to assess the risk of sewage-irrigated soils in relation to the transfer of trace elements to rice and wheat grain. For this purpose, peri-urban agricultural lands under the Keshopur Effluent Irrigation Scheme (KEIS) of Delhi were selected. These agricultural lands have been receiving irrigation through sewage effluents since… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-6556-x

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