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- Rathod, Paresh H.; Patel, Jyotindra C.; Jhala, Amit J.
- Communications in soil science and plant analysis 2011 v.42 no.3 pp. 263-282
- sewage sludge, etc ; Environmental Protection Agency; Raphanus sativus; adverse effects; agricultural soils; animal manures; cadmium; cobalt; copper; crop yield; environmental health; fertilizer rates; fertilizers; gamma radiation; heavy metals; iron; lead; manganese; nickel; nitrogen; nutrients; phosphorus; physicochemical properties; potassium; product quality; radishes; sandy loam soils; soil properties; soil treatment; vegetable crops; zinc; United States; Show all 32 Subjects
- ... Soil application of sewage sludge as an amendment in crop plants has became a popular method of municipal sewage-sludge disposal in many countries. However, the presence of heavy metals in untreated sewage sludge has raised concerns of adverse effects on crop growth, quality of product, and environmental health. Gamma irradiation is one of the treatments for hygienization of sewage sludge before u ...