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- Shu, Rui; Wang, Yongjie; Zhong, Huan
- Journal of hazardous materials 2016 v.313 pp. 1-8
- biochar; biomass; dietary exposure; methylmercury compounds; paddy soils; phytoaccumulation; rice; soil amendments; sulfate-reducing bacteria; sulfates; Asia
- ... There is growing concern about methylmercury (MeHg) accumulation in rice grains and thus enhanced dietary exposure to MeHg in Asian countries. Here, we explored the possibility of reducing grain MeHg levels by biochar amendment, and the underlying mechanisms. Pot (i.e., rice cultivation in biochar amended soils) and batch experiments (i.e., incubation of amended soils under laboratory conditions) ...