Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Soil Contamination - Threats and Sustainable Solutions

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Academic Editor

Marcelo L. Larramendy

National University of La Plata

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Sonia Soloneski

National University of La Plata

PublishedJune 23rd, 2021

Doi10.5772/intechopen.87652

ISBN978-1-83880-754-2

Print ISBN978-1-83880-753-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83880-758-0

Copyright year2021

Number of pages298

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Table of Contents

Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

1. Heavy Metal Contamination

By Soni Kumari and Amarnath Mishra

401
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2. Microbiological Indices for Diagnosis of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils

By Sukirtee Chejara, Paras Kamboj, Y. V. Singh and Vikas Tandon

151
3. Effect of PCP Pesticide Contamination on Soil Quality

By Rim Werheni Ammeri, Yassine Hidri and Hassen Abdenaceur

356
4. Toxicity of Cadmium in Soil-Plant-Human Continuum and Its Bioremediation Techniques

By Asik Dutta, Abhik Patra, Hanuman Singh Jatav, Surendra Singh Jatav, Satish Kumar Singh, Eetela Sathyanarayana, Sudhanshu Verma and Pavan Singh

476
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5. Use of Swine Manure in Agriculture in Southern Brazil: Fertility or Potential Contamination?

By Lucas Benedet, Guilherme Wilbert Ferreira, Gustavo Brunetto, Arcângelo Loss, Paulo Emílio Lovato, Cledimar Rogério Lourenzi, Sérgio Henrique Godinho Silva, Nilton Curi and Jucinei José Comin

473
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8. Evaluation of Ornamental Plants for Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soil

By Adeyela Ibironke Okunlola, Dotun Nathaniel Arije and Katherine Olayinka Olajugbagbe

297
9. HCH-Contaminated Soils and Remediation Technologies

By Aurora Santos López, Carmen M. Dominguez Torre and David Lorenzo Fernández

690
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11. Phytoremediation: An Ecological Solution for Decontamination of Polluted Urban Soils

By My Dung Jusselme, Noureddine Bousserrhine, Samir Abbad-Andaloussi, Florence Brondeau and Clarisse Balland-Bolou-Bi

516
13. Nanophytoremediation: An Overview of Novel and Sustainable Biological Advancement

By Silpi Sarkar, Manoj Kumar Enamala, Murthy Chavali, G.V.S. Subbaroy Sarma, Mannam Krishna Murthy, Abudukeremu Kadier, Ashokkumar Veeramuthu and K. Chandrasekhar

281
14. Soil Management and Conservation: An Approach to Mitigate and Ameliorate Soil Contamination

By Oluwatosin Ayobami Ogunsola, Odunayo David Adeniyi and Victoria Abimbola Adedokun

668
15. Soil Contamination: A Menace to Life

By Sonia Sethi and Payal Gupta

436

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