The benefits and risks of using river sediment for Vietnamese agriculture: a case study of the Nhieu Loc canal in Ho Chi Minh City.

This study was conducted to assess the potential of river sediment for amendment of agricultural land with respect to heavy metal mobilization. The mobility and concentration of bioavailable heavy metal containing in the sediment were evaluated with the use of DTPA (diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid) extraction techniques. Sum of metals in exchangeable… (More)