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- Ruggiero, Luigi, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Zeitschrift für Pflanzenernährung und Bodenkunde 2017 v.180 no.6 pp. 705-719
- EDTA (chelating agent); European Union; acceptable daily intake; agricultural soils; agroecosystems; ammonium nitrate; arsenic; bioavailability; cadmium; chromium; cobalt; copper; crops; food chain; human health; humans; ingestion; landscapes; lead; nickel; pH; pollution; risk; risk assessment; selenium; soil chemical properties; toxic substances; vanadium; waste disposal; zinc; Italy
- ... The major route of potentially toxic elements (PTEs) to humans is the intake through food. They enter the food chain principally by plants uptake from the soil and, to a less extent, through foliar deposition. The soil‐to‐plant transfer as part of the biogeochemical cycle of these elements is a complex and hardly predictable process. In this study, we investigated the capability of soils and plant ...