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- Lacoste, C.; Robinson, B.; Brooks, R.
- Journal of plant nutrition 2001 v.24 no.8 pp. 1205-1215
- container-grown plants; polluted soils; costs and returns; bioremediation; risk assessment; Health and Pathology; vegetables; thallium; mineral content; Iberis; food safety; crops; New Zealand
- ... Eleven common vegetables (green bean, beetroot, green cabbage, lettuce, onion, pea, radish, spinach, tomato, turnip, and watercress) as well as the thallium hyperaccumulator Iberis intermedia, were grown in pot trials containing 0.7 and 3.7 mg/kg thallium added to a silt loam soil. The aims of the experiments were threefold: to estimate risks to human health of vegetables grown in thallium-rich so ...