Chapter 6. Trace Elements and Radionuclides in Edible Plants

  1. M. N. V. Prasad
  1. Maria Greger

Published Online: 28 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch6

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

Greger, M. (2008) Trace Elements and Radionuclides in Edible 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.ch6

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Botany, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden

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:

  • trace elements and edible plant radionuclides;
  • arsenic species in rice grains;
  • trace element level coping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plant Uptake and Translocation of Trace Elements

  • Distribution and Accumulation of Trace Elements in Plants

  • Vegetables, Fruit, and Berries

  • Cereals and Grains

  • Aquatic Plants

  • Fungi

  • How to Cope with Low or High Levels of Trace Elements

  • References