Phytoremediation of cadmium polluted soils using soybean varieties

Mihajlov, Ljupco and Balabanova, Biljana and Zajkova-Paneva, Vesna and Wei, Shuhe (2016) Phytoremediation of cadmium polluted soils using soybean varieties. In: 5th Congress of Ecologists of the Republic of Macedonia with international participation, 19-22 Oct 2016, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia.

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Industrialization and extraction of natural resources have resulted in large scale environmental contamination and pollution. Soil pollution with cadmium is due to strengthened industrial development, especially in the areas of drilling, exploitation and processing of mineral raw materials. On the territory of the Republic of Macedonia there are several areas with significant higher content of cadmium in the soil, including the vicinity of the mine lead and zinc “Zletovo” near the town of Probištip. Phytoremediation is one of the most convenient techniques for remediation of heavy metals from contaminated soils. The main purpose of the present study was to determine the effectiveness of soybean varieties for phytoremediation of agricultural soils with higher content of cadmium. For that purpose, three soybean varieties with long vegetation were used: Balkan, Ilindenka and Pavlikeni in association with rhyzobacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum. The total and available content of cadmium were determined in separate parts of the plant (root, stem, leaf, seed and pod). Physicochemical analyses were conducted for determination soil properties. Bioaccumulation factor (BAF), bioconcentrating factor (BCF) and translocation factor (TF) were used toexamine the soybean potentiality for cadmium remediation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Natural sciences > Chemical sciences
Natural sciences > Earth and related environmental sciences
Agricultural Sciences > Other agricultural sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Depositing User: Biljana Balabanova
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2016 11:46
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2016 11:46

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