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Contaminant Uptake by Crops

Attanayake, C.P., Hettiarachchi, G.M., Martin, S., Pierzynski, G.M.. 2015. Potential bioavailability of lead, arsenic, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in compost amended urban soils. J. Environ. Qual. 44: 930-944

Attanayake, C.P., G.M. Hettiarachchi, A. Harms, D. Presley, S. Martin, and G.M. Pierzynski. 2014. Field Evaluations on Soil Plant Transfer of Lead from an Urban Garden Soil. J. Environ. Qual. Vol. 43, 475-487

Basta, N.T., Ryan, J.A., Chaney, R.L. 2005. Trace Element Chemistry in Residual-Treated Soils: Key Concepts and Metal Bioavailability. Journal of Env. Quality 34: 49-63

Chaney, R.L., Sterrett, S.B., Mielke, H.W. 1984. The Potential for Heavy Metal Exposure from Urban Gardens and Soils. In: Proc. Symp. Heavy Metals in Urban Gardens, Pree, J.R. (Ed.). Univ. Dist. Columbia Extension Service, Washington, D.C.

Chaney, R.L. et al. 1987. Transfer of Sludge-Applied Trace Elements to the Food Chain. In: Land Application of Sludge, Food Chain Implications, Page, A.L., Logan, T.J. and Ryan, J.A. (Eds.). Chelsea, MI: Lewis Publishers, Inc.

Chaney, R.L., Filcheva, E., Green, C.E., Brown, S.L. 2006. Zn Deficiency promotes Cd Accumulation by Lettuce from Biosolids amended Soils with high Cd:Zn Ratio. Journal of Residuals Science &Technology, 3 (2): 79-85

Defoe, P.P, G.M. Hettiarachchi, C. Benedict, and S. Martin. 2014. Safety of Gardening on Lead- and Arsenic-Contaminated Urban Brownfields. J. Environ. Qual. Vol. 43, 2064–2078

Henry, H., Naujokas, M.F., Attanayake, C., Basta, N.T., Cheng, Z., Hettiarachchi, G.M., Maddaloni, M., Scheckel, K.G., Schadt, C. 2015. Bioavailability-based in situ remediation to meet future lead (Pb) standards in urban soils an gardens (pdf). Environ. Sci. Technol. 49: 8948-8958

Hettiarachchi, G.M., Attanayake, C.P., Defoe, P. P., Martin, S.E.. 2015. Mechanisms to reduce risk potential is sowing seeds in the city. K. McIvor, E. Hodges and S.L. Brown editors. Springer Publishing

Lim, M.P. and M.B. McBride. 2015. Arsenic and lead uptake by Brassicas grown on an old orchard site. J Hazard Mater. 15;299:656-63. 

McBride, M. B., H.A. Shayler, J.M. Russell-Anelli, H.M. Spliethoff, and L. G. Marquez-Bravo. 2015. Arsenic and Lead Uptake by Vegetable Crops Grown on an Old Orchard Site Amended with Compost. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 226(8), 265–. 

McBride, M. B., T. Simon, T., G. Tam, and S. Wharton. 2013. Lead and Arsenic Uptake by Leafy Vegetables Grown on Contaminated Soils: Effects of Mineral and Organic Amendments. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 224, 1378. 

McBride, M.B. 2013. Arsenic and Lead Uptake by Vegetable Crops Grown on Historically Contaminated Orchard Soils. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. 2013, Article ID 283472. 

McLachlan, M. S. 1996. Bioaccumulation of Hyrdrophobic Chemicals in Agricultural Food Chains. Environ. Sci. Technol. 30 (1): 252-259

Mielke, H.W. et al. 1983. Lead Concentrations in Inner- City Soils as a Factor in the Child Lead Problem. American Journal of Public Health 73 (12): 1366 -1369

Sterrett, S.B., Chaney, R.L., Gifford, C.H., Mielke, H.W. 1996. Influence of Fertilizer and Sewage Sludge Compost on Yield and Heavy Metal Accumulation by Lettuce Grown in Urban Soils. Env. Chemistry and Health. 18: 135-142

Xu, J. and Thornton, I. 1985. Arsenic in Garden Soils and Vegetable Crops in Cornwall, England: Implications for Human Health. Env. Geochemistry and Health 7 (4): 31-133