Environmental Engineering
Factors affecting cadmium toxicity to rice germinated in soils collected from downstream areas of abandoned zinc mines

P. Chanpiwat; A. Numprasanthai

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 133-154


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cadmium contamination in rice grains with a maximum concentration 19 times the national food standard at sites downstream of zinc mines in Thailand has been reported since 2005. These cultivated rice grains are consumed by local residents and have increased the risk of renal ...  Read More

Priming of prosopis cineraria (L.) druce and acacia tortilis (forssk) seeds with fulvic acid extracted from compost to improve germination and seedling vigor

S. Gill; A. Al-Shankiti

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 225-232


  Composting of waste plant materials and its use in agriculture and landscape sites is an environmental friendly way of reducing waste material and conserving the environment. In this perspectives a survey has been performed at the Dubai based International Center for Biosaline Agriculture to compost ...  Read More