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- Christie, Peter, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Environmental science and pollution research international 2013 v.20 no.8 pp. 5289-5298
- Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis; acetylcholinesterase; agricultural soils; ascorbate peroxidase; biomass; catechol oxidase; free amino acids; humans; malondialdehyde; monitoring; phthalates; phytotoxicity; plastics; pollutants; polluted soils; proline; risk; roots; seed germination; seedling growth; seedlings; seeds; shoots; sugars; superoxide dismutase; China
- ... Phthalic acid esters (PAEs) pollution in agricultural soils caused by widely employed plastic products is becoming more and more widespread in China. PAEs polluted soil can lead to phytotoxicity in higher plants and potential health risks to human being. We evaluated the individual toxicity of di-n-butyl phthalate (DnBP) and bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), two representative PAEs, to sown rape ...