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Heavy Metal Contamination in Brazilian Agricultural Soils due to Application of Fertilizers

By Affonso Celso Gonçalves Jr., Herbert Nacke, Daniel Schwantes and Gustavo Ferreira Coelho

Submitted: September 20th 2013Reviewed: October 16th 2013Published: March 26th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57268

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Affonso Celso Gonçalves Jr., Herbert Nacke, Daniel Schwantes and Gustavo Ferreira Coelho (March 26th 2014). Heavy Metal Contamination in Brazilian Agricultural Soils due to Application of Fertilizers, Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/57268. Available from:

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