This third edition of the book has been completely re-written, providing a wider scope and enhanced coverage.
It covers the general principles of the natural occurrence, pollution sources, chemical analysis, soil chemical behavior and soil-plant-animal relationships of heavy metals and metallurgist, followed by a detailed coverage of 21 individual elements,
including: antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, gold, lead, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, nickel, selenium, silver, thallium, tin, tungsten, uranium, vanadium and zinc.
The book is highly relevant for those involved in environmental science, soil science, geochemistry, agronomy, environmental health, and environmental engineering, including specialists responsible for the management and clean-up of contaminated land.
This book Useful for Agriculture students.
The main features of the book are as follows:
1: Basic Principles
2: Key Heavy Metals and Metallurgist
3: Other Heavy Metals and Metallurgist of Potential Environmental Significance