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- Cheng, Zhineng, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2017 v.231 pp. 173-181
- Acidobacteria; Nitrospirae; Proteobacteria; antagonism; carbon; community structure; copper; ecological function; electronic wastes; heavy metals; lead; microbial communities; nitrogen content; nutrition; pollutants; polybrominated diphenyl ethers; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; recycling; remediation; soil ecology; soil microorganisms; soil properties; soil sampling; zinc; China; Pakistan
- ... Primitive electronic waste (e-waste) recycling releases large amounts of organic pollutants and heavy metals into the environment. As crucial moderators of geochemical cycling processes and pollutant remediation, soil microbes may be affected by these contaminants. We collected soil samples heavily contaminated by e-waste recycling in China and Pakistan, and analyzed the indigenous microbial commu ...