Chapter 16. Cadmium as an Environmental Contaminant: Consequences to Plant and Human Health

  1. M. N. V. Prasad
  1. Saritha V. Kuriakose and
  2. M. N. V. Prasad

Published Online: 28 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch16

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

Kuriakose, S. V. and Prasad, M. N. V. (2008) Cadmium as an Environmental Contaminant: Consequences to Plant 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.ch16

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 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:

  • cadmium as environmental contaminants;
  • cadmium availability and plant toxicity;
  • soil Cd remediation minimizing Cd phytoavailability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cadmium is Natural

  • Past and Present Status

  • Conclusions

  • References