Chapter 14. Uranium and Thorium Accumulation in Cultivated Plants

  1. M. N. V. Prasad
  1. Irina Shtangeeva

Published Online: 28 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch14

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

Shtangeeva, I. (2008) Uranium and Thorium Accumulation in Cultivated Plants, 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.ch14

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Chemical Department, St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia

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:

  • cultivated plants in uranium and thorium accumulation;
  • radionuclides in plants;
  • uranium and thorium exposure - potential health effects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Uranium and Thorium in the Environment

  • Uranium and Thorium in Soil

  • Radionuclides in Plants

  • Potential Health Effects of Exposure to U and Th

  • References