Soil-to-root vegetable transfer factors for (226)Ra, (232)Th, (40)K, and (88)Y in Malaysia.

  title={Soil-to-root vegetable transfer factors for (226)Ra, (232)Th, (40)K, and (88)Y in Malaysia.},
  author={Kh Asaduzzaman and Mayeen Uddin Khandaker and Yusoff Mohd Amin and David Andrew Bradley and Rosli Hj Mahat and R. M. Nor},
  journal={Journal of environmental radioactivity},
Soil-to-plant transfer factors (TFs) are of fundamental importance in assessing the environmental impact due to the presence of radioactivity in soil and agricultural crops. Tapioca and sweet potato, both root crops, are popular foodstuffs for a significant fraction of the Malaysian population, and result in intake of radionuclides. For the natural field… CONTINUE READING