Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements in the Rhizosphere

1st Edition

Editors: G.R. Gobran P.M. Huang
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444519979
eBook ISBN: 9780080457673
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 8th September 2005
Page Count: 480
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Description

The rhizosphere in soil environments refers to the narrow zone of soil influenced by the root and exudates. Microbial populations in the rhizosphere can be 10 - 100 times larger than the populations in the bulk soil. Therefore, the rhizosphere is bathed in root exudates and microbial metabolites and the chemistry and biology at the soil-root interface is governed by biotic (plant roots, microbes) and abiotic (physical and chemical) interactions.

The research on biotic and abiotic interactions in the rhizosphere should, thus, be an issue of intense interest for years to come. This book, which consists of 15 chapters, addresses a variety of issues on fundamentals of microscopic levels and the impact on food chain contamination and the terrestrial ecosystem.

It is an essential reference work for chemists and biologists studying environmental systems, as well as earth, soil and environmental scientists.

Key Features

  • 15 chapter book, which addresses a variety of issues on fundamentals of microscopic levels and the impact on food chain contamination and the terrestrial ecosystem

Readership

Chemists and biologists studying environmental systems, as well as earth, soil and environmental scientists

Table of Contents

Preface. About the Editors. Contributors.

Part I. Fundamentals of transformations and dynamics of trace elements.

  1. Contribution of rhizospheric processes to mineral weathering in forest soils (G.R. Gobran, M.-P. Turpault, F. Courchesne).
  2. Mineral weathering in the rhizosphere of forested soils (V. Séguin et al.).
  3. Characteristics of rhizosphere soil from natural and agricultural environments (G. Corti et al.).
  4. Metal complexation by phytosiderophores in the rhizosphere (S.M. Reichman, D.R. Parker).
  5. Effects of organic ligands on the adsorption of trace elements onto metal oxides and organo–mineral complexes (A. Violante et al.).
  6. Kinetics of cadmium desorption from iron oxides formed under the influence of citrate (C. Liu, P.M. Huang).
  7. Biogeochemistry of soil cadmium and the impact on terrestrial food chain contamination (G.S.R. Krishnamurti et al.).Part II. Speciation, bioavailability, and phytotoxicity of trace elements.
  8. Speciation and bioavailability of trace metals (Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, Zn) in the rhizosphere of contaminated soils (P. Legrand et al.).
  9. Influence of willow (Salix viminalis L.) roots on soil metal chemistry: Effects of clones with varying metal uptake potential (M. Greger).
  10. Fractionation and bioavailability of copper, cadmium and lead in rhizosphere soil (S. Tao et al.).
  11. Bioavailability and extractability of copper and zinc in a soil amended with pig slurry: Effect of iron deficiency in the rhizosphere of two grasses (S. Thomas et al.).
  12. Binding and electrostatic attraction of trace elements to plant root surfaces (U. Yermiyahu, T.B. Kinraide).
  13. Model development for simulating the bioavailability of Ni to

Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080457673
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444519979

About the Editor

G.R. Gobran

Affiliations and Expertise

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

P.M. Huang

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Saskatchewa, Department of Soil Science, Saskatoon, Canada