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- Carlson, K.D.; Cunningham, R.L.; Garcia, W.J.; Bagby, M.O.; Kwolek, W.F.
- Environmental pollution. Series A: Ecological and biological 1982 v.29 no.2 pp. 145
- soil pollution; mined soils; heavy metals; Crambe abyssinica; Hibiscus cannabinus; plant growth; fertilizer application; sewage sludge; soil amendments; bioaccumulation
- ... Crambe Crambe abyssinica and kenaf Hibiscus cannabinus were grown for 3 years on stripmine land in three replications of the four treatments: control (no soil amendment); added commercial fertiliser; and two levels of digested sewage sludge (42% solids at the rate of 112 and 224 metric tons ha-1). Favourable growth responses to sludge and commercial fertiliser were observed with both crops, althou ...