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Appraisal of Metal(loids) in the Ecosystem

  • 1st Edition - August 16, 2022
  • Editors: Vinod Kumar, Anket Sharma, Raj Setia
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 5 6 2 1 - 8
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 8 8 5 5 0 - 8

Heavy metal pollution is a serious threat to living organisms. Industrial development has aggravated multifaceted problems in the environment requiring a comprehensive solution. Ap… Read more

Appraisal of Metal(loids) in the Ecosystem

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Heavy metal pollution is a serious threat to living organisms. Industrial development has aggravated multifaceted problems in the environment requiring a comprehensive solution. Appraisal of Metal(loids) in the Ecosystem addresses this need and provides a basic introduction of different heavy metals. Presented in a consistent and comprehensive manner, each chapter highlights the background level, occurrence, speciation, bioavailability, uptake detoxification mechanisms, and management of each metal in polluted soils. It provides the latest up-to-date information about different aspects of As, Hg, Si, Cu, Co, Ni, Mn, Cd, Cr, etc. in single source. This book provides scientists and researchers with the most current source of information on the topic. Written by a global and diverse group of experts, Appraisal of Metal(loids) in the Ecosystem also covers the many field applications associated with phytoremediation and extraction and provides guidance on decision making when selecting advanced techniques.