The long-term effect of sludge application on Cu, Zn, and Mo behavior in soils and accumulation in soybean seeds

@article{Kim2007TheLE,
  title={The long-term effect of sludge application on Cu, Zn, and Mo behavior in soils and accumulation in soybean seeds},
  author={Bojeong Kim and Murray B. McBride and Brian K. Richards and Tammo Siert Steenhuis},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2007},
  volume={299},
  pages={227-236}
}
A long-term greenhouse column experiment using two soils of different textures amended with dewatered, composted and alkaline-stabilized sludges (biosolids) tested the effect of aging on trace metal solubility, mobility and crop uptake over 15 cropping cycles. Specifically, soil chemical properties and extractability of Cu, Zn and Mo were measured after each cropping cycle, and soybeans (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) grown as the final crop were analyzed for those metal concentrations in the seeds… Expand

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