Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/59269
Citations
Scopus Web of Science® Altmetric
?
?
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorLombi, E.en
dc.contributor.authorStevens, D.en
dc.contributor.authorMcLaughlin, M.en
dc.date.issued2010en
dc.identifier.citationEnvironmental Pollution, 2010; 158(6 Sp Iss):2110-2116en
dc.identifier.issn0269-7491en
dc.identifier.issn1873-6424en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/59269-
dc.description.abstractWater treatment residuals (WTRs) are produced by the treatment of potable water with coagulating agents. Beneficial recycling in agriculture is hampered by the fact that WTRs contain potentially toxic contaminants (e.g. copper and aluminium) and they bind phosphorus strongly. These issues were investigated using a plant bioassay (Lactuca sativa), chemical extractions and an isotopic dilution technique. Two WTRs were applied to an acidic and a neutral pH soil at six rates. Reductions in plant growth in amended soils were due to WTR-induced P deficiency, rather than Al or Cu toxicity. The release of potentially toxic Al from WTRs was found to be mitigated by their alkaline nature and pH buffering capacity. However, acidification of WTRs was shown to release more soluble Al than soil naturally high in Al. Copper availability was relatively low in all treatments. However, the lability of WTR-Cu increased when the WTR was applied to the soil.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityE. Lombi, D.P. Stevens and M.J. McLaughlinen
dc.description.urihttp://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/405856/description#descriptionen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherElsevier Sci Ltden
dc.rightsCopyright © 2010 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved.en
dc.subjectWater treatment residual; Aluminium; Copper; Phosphorus; Phytoxicityen
dc.titleEffect of water treatment residuals on soil phosphorus, copper and aluminium availability and toxicityen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0020096530en
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.envpol.2010.03.006en
dc.identifier.pubid35006-
pubs.library.collectionAgriculture, Food and Wine publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidMcLaughlin, M. [0000-0001-6796-4144]en
Appears in Collections:Agriculture, Food and Wine publications
Environment Institute publications

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.