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Soil Contamination

Current Consequences and Further Solutions

Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy

National University of La Plata


Sonia Soloneski

National University of La Plata

This edited book, Soil Contamination - Current Consequences and Further Solutions, is intended to provide an overview on the different environmental consequences of our anthropogenic activities, which has introduced a large number of xenobiotics that the soil cannot, or can only slower, decompose or degrade. We hope that this book will continue to meet the expectations and needs of all interested in diverse fields with expertise in soil science, health, toxicology, and other disciplines who contribute and share their findings to take this area forward for future investigations.

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Soil ContaminationCurrent Consequences and Further SolutionsEdited by Marcelo L. Larramendy

Published: December 21st 2016

DOI: 10.5772/62589

ISBN: 978-953-51-2816-8

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2815-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4131-0

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

34643 Total Chapter Downloads

27 Crossref Citations

27 Web of Science Citations

59 Dimensions Citations


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1. Edge of Field Technology to Eliminate Nutrient Transport from Croplands: Specific Focus on Denitrification Bioreactors

By Michael Aide, Indi Braden and Sven Svenson


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2. Contamination of Soils and Substrates in Horticulture

By Wlodzimierz Breś and Barbara Politycka


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3. Treated Municipal Wastes: Are they Contaminating or Enriching the Soil?

By Ahmed Al-Busaidi and Mushtaque Ahmed


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4. Copper Contamination in Mediterranean Agricultural Soils: Soil Quality Standards and Adequate Soil Management Practices for Horticultural Crops

By Daniel Sacristán and Ester Carbó


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5. The Molecular‐Based Methods Used for Studying Bacterial Diversity in Soils Contaminated with PAHs (The Review)

By Anna Gałązka and Jarosław Grządziel


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6. Cyanobacterial Toxins Emerging Contaminants in Soils: A Review of Sources, Fate and Impacts on Ecosystems, Plants and Animal and Human Health

By Noureddine Bouaïcha and Sylvain Corbel


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7. Soil Contamination in Forest and Industrial Regions of Bulgaria

By Nikolina Tzvetkova, Ludmila Malinova, Mariana Doncheva, Dilyanka Bezlova, Krassimira Petkova, Diana Karatoteva and Ralitza Venkova


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8. Soil Salinization and Mitigation Measures in Land Reclamation Regions

By Shiguo Xu, Yi Xu, Yanzhao Fu and Qi Wang


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9. Simulation of Phosphorus Transport in Soil Under Municipal Wastewater Application Using Hydrus-1D

By Ali Erfani Agah, Patrick Meire and Eric de Deckere


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10. Mycoremediation of Atrazine in a Contaminated Clay-Loam Soil and its Adsorption-Desorption Kinetic Parameters

By Wilberth Chan Cupul and Refugio Rodríguez Vázquez


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11. Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria's (PGPRS) Enzyme Dynamics in Soil Remediation

By Metin Turan, Bülent Topcuoğlu, Nurgül Kıtır, Ülker Alkaya, Filiz Erçelik, Emrah Nikerel and Adem Güneş


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12. Dual Soil Decontamination Procedures

By Yoshiharu Mitoma, Alina M. Simion and Cristian Simion


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13. Radioactive Contamination of the Soil: Assessments of Pollutants Mobility with Implication to Remediation Strategies

By Ivana Smičiklas and Marija Šljivić-Ivanović


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14. Environmental Role of Earthworm (Lumbricidae) in Formation of Soil Buffering Capacity Against Copper Contamination in Remediated Soil, Steppe Zone of Ukraine

By Loza Iryna, Kul’bachko Yurii, Didur Oleg and Kryuchkova Angelina


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15. The Electrokinetic Treatment of Polluted Soil by Hydrocarbon: From Laboratory to Field

By Maribel Pérez‐Corona, Zsuzsanna Plank and Erika Bustos


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16. Ex Situ Surfactant-Enhanced Bioremediation of NAPL-Impacted Vadose Zone

By Roger Saint-Fort


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17. Approaches for Removal of PAHs in Soils: Bioaugmentation, Biostimulation and Bioattenuation

By María S. Vásquez‐Murrieta, Oscar J. Hernández‐Hernández, Juan A. Cruz‐Maya, Juan C. Cancino‐Díaz and Janet Jan‐Roblero


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