Chapter 13. Floristic Composition at Kazakhstan's Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site: Relevance to the Containment of Radionuclides to Safeguard Ecosystems and Human Health

  1. M. N. V. Prasad
  1. K. S. Sagyndyk1,
  2. S. S. Aidossova1 and
  3. M. N. V. Prasad2

Published Online: 28 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch13

Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health

Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health

How to Cite

Sagyndyk, K. S., Aidossova, S. S. and Prasad, M. N. V. (2008) Floristic Composition at Kazakhstan's Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site: Relevance to the Containment of Radionuclides to Safeguard Ecosystems and Human Health, in Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health (ed M. N. V. Prasad), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500 046, India

Author Information

  1. 1

    Botany Department, Biology Faculty, Kazakh National al-Farabi University, Almaty 050040, Republic of Kazakhstan

  2. 2

    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500 046, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470180952

Online ISBN: 9780470370124

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Keywords:

  • soil radionuclide cleanup;
  • Kazakhstan - Semipalatinsk nuclear test site;
  • nuclear test site floristic composition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Kazakhstan: Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site

  • Flora of Nuclear Test Site

  • Fodder Plants

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments and Disclaimer

  • References