Sardar Khan

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The influence of various biochars on the bioaccessibility and bioaccumulation of PAHs and potentially toxic elements to turnips (Brassica rapa L.)
    Sardar Khan
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen 361021, China Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan Electronic address
    J Hazard Mater 300:243-53. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Toxicity and Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals in Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) Grown in a Controlled Environment
    Naz Alia
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Haripur, Haripur 21120, Pakistan
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:7400-16. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Removal and bioaccumulation of heavy metals from aqueous solutions using freshwater algae
    Isha Shamshad
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan E mail
    Water Sci Technol 71:38-44. 2015
  4. ncbi request reprint Soil enzymatic activities and microbial community structure with different application rates of Cd and Pb
    Sardar Khan
    Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
    J Environ Sci (China) 19:834-40. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Concentrations and bioaccessibility of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in wastewater-irrigated soil using in vitro gastrointestinal test
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Soil Environmental Science, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 15:344-53. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Effects of Cd and Pb on soil microbial community structure and activities
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, 25120, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 17:288-96. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Use of constructed wetland for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    J Environ Manage 90:3451-7. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Soil and vegetables enrichment with heavy metals from geological sources in Gilgit, northern Pakistan
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 73:1820-7. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Application of sewage sludge and sewage sludge biochar to reduce polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and potentially toxic elements (PTE) accumulation in tomato
    Muhammad Waqas
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, CAS, Xiamen, China
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 22:12114-23. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Organic amendments impact the availability of heavy metal(loid)s in mine-impacted soil and their phytoremediation by Penisitum americanum and Sorghum bicolor
    Javed Nawab
    Key Laboratory of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 23:2381-90. 2016

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  1. doi request reprint The influence of various biochars on the bioaccessibility and bioaccumulation of PAHs and potentially toxic elements to turnips (Brassica rapa L.)
    Sardar Khan
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen 361021, China Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan Electronic address
    J Hazard Mater 300:243-53. 2015
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  2. doi request reprint Toxicity and Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals in Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) Grown in a Controlled Environment
    Naz Alia
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Haripur, Haripur 21120, Pakistan
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:7400-16. 2015
    ..The toxicity caused by individual heavy metals was the highest for Cd followed by Pb and Zn. The highest toxicity was observed in plants grown in soil contaminated by Cd and Pb. ..
  3. doi request reprint Removal and bioaccumulation of heavy metals from aqueous solutions using freshwater algae
    Isha Shamshad
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan E mail
    Water Sci Technol 71:38-44. 2015
    ..Removal of HM was higher with low levels of HM in aqueous solutions. The results indicated that C. glomerata, O. westii, V. debaryana and Z. insigne had significant (P≤0.01) diverse bioaccumulation capacity for Cr, Cd and Pb...
  4. ncbi request reprint Soil enzymatic activities and microbial community structure with different application rates of Cd and Pb
    Sardar Khan
    Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
    J Environ Sci (China) 19:834-40. 2007
    ..Positive correlations were observed among the three enzymatic activities, but negative correlations were found between the amounts of the heavy metals and the enzymatic activities...
  5. doi request reprint Concentrations and bioaccessibility of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in wastewater-irrigated soil using in vitro gastrointestinal test
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Soil Environmental Science, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 15:344-53. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the level of PAH contamination and oral bioaccessibility in surface soils, using physiologically based in vitro gastro-intestinal tests regarding both gastric and small intestinal conditions...
  6. doi request reprint Effects of Cd and Pb on soil microbial community structure and activities
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, 25120, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 17:288-96. 2010
    ..Soil microbial activities, including acid phosphatase (ACP), urease (URE), and MBC, and microbial community structure were studied...
  7. doi request reprint Use of constructed wetland for the removal of heavy metals from industrial wastewater
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    J Environ Manage 90:3451-7. 2009
    ..However, it is suggested that the metal removal efficiency of the CW can be further enhanced by using proper management of vegetation and area expansion of the present CW...
  8. doi request reprint Soil and vegetables enrichment with heavy metals from geological sources in Gilgit, northern Pakistan
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 73:1820-7. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the HRI values were within the safe limit (<1) except for Pb; therefore, the health risks of metals through ingestion of vegetables were of great concern in the study area...
  9. doi request reprint Application of sewage sludge and sewage sludge biochar to reduce polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and potentially toxic elements (PTE) accumulation in tomato
    Muhammad Waqas
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, CAS, Xiamen, China
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 22:12114-23. 2015
    ..Changes in accumulation varied with PTE and the extent to which PTE concentrations in soil was elevated...
  10. doi request reprint Organic amendments impact the availability of heavy metal(loid)s in mine-impacted soil and their phytoremediation by Penisitum americanum and Sorghum bicolor
    Javed Nawab
    Key Laboratory of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 23:2381-90. 2016
    ..Among the amendment techniques, powdered activated carbons (at 5 %) were best at reducing the bioavailability of heavy metal(loid)s in soil and plant accumulation. However, it negatively affected the growth of selected plant species. ..
  11. doi request reprint Sewage sludge biochar influence upon rice (Oryza sativa L) yield, metal bioaccumulation and greenhouse gas emissions from acidic paddy soil
    Sardar Khan
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
    Environ Sci Technol 47:8624-32. 2013
    ..SSBC can be beneficial in rice paddy soil but the actual associated benefits will depend on site-specific conditions and source of SS; long-term effects remain a further unknown. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and heavy metals in lettuce grown in the soils contaminated with long-term wastewater irrigation
    Sardar Khan
    Department of Soil Environmental Science, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
    J Hazard Mater 152:506-15. 2008
    ..This study highlights the potential health risks associated with cultivation and consumption of leafy vegetables on wastewater-contaminated soils...
  13. doi request reprint Heavy metal uptake capacity of fresh water algae (Oedogonium westti) from aqueous solution: A mesocosm research
    Isha Shamshad
    a Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
    Int J Phytoremediation 18:393-8. 2016
    ..The results summarized that O. westti is a suitable candidate for removal of selected toxic heavy metals from the aqueous solutions. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Health risks associated with heavy metals in the drinking water of Swat, northern Pakistan
    Yonglong Lu
    State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Centre for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
    J Environ Sci (China) 25:2003-13. 2013
    ..Multivariate and univariate statistical analyses showed that geologic and anthropogenic activities were the possible sources of water contamination with heavy metals in the study area...
  15. doi request reprint Reduced bioaccumulation of PAHs by Lactuca satuva L. grown in contaminated soil amended with sewage sludge and sewage sludge derived biochar
    Sardar Khan
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
    Environ Pollut 175:64-8. 2013
    ..At high application rates (10%) SSBC reduced bioaccumulation of PAHs by between 56% and 67%, while SS reduced bioaccumulation of PAHs by less than 44%...
  16. doi request reprint Biodegradation of high molecular weight PAHs using isolated yeast mixtures: application of meta-genomic methods for community structure analyses
    Abd El Latif Hesham
    State Key Laboratory of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry, Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P O Box 2871, Beijing 100085, China
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 19:3568-78. 2012
    ..The bioaugmentation systems (SY and MY) were successfully established by inoculating with five nonindigenous yeast strains and demonstrated high performance in removal of HMW-PAHs...
  17. doi request reprint Toxic metal interactions affect the bioaccumulation and dietary intake of macro- and micro-nutrients
    Anwarzeb Khan
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    Chemosphere 146:121-8. 2016
    ..Long term and continuous use of contaminated vegetables may result in malnutrition. ..
  18. doi request reprint Contamination of soil, medicinal, and fodder plants with lead and cadmium present in mine-affected areas, Northern Pakistan
    Javed Nawab
    Key Laboratory of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, 361021, China
    Environ Monit Assess 187:605. 2015
    ..3 mg kg(-1), respectively) and edible (0.3 and 0.2 mg kg(-1), respectively) plants. The high concentrations of Cd and Pb may cause contamination of the food chain and health risk...
  19. doi request reprint Heavy metals in agricultural soils and crops and their health risks in Swat District, northern Pakistan
    Kifayatullah Khan
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    Food Chem Toxicol 58:449-58. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint Evaluation of toxicological risk of foodstuffs contaminated with heavy metals in Swat, Pakistan
    Kifayatullah Khan
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Centre for Eco Environmental Sciences RCEES, Chinese Academy of Sciences CAS, 18 Shuangqing Road, Beijing 100085, China Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Swat, Swat 19130, Pakistan
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 108:224-32. 2014
    ..97E+00 (HI>1), in which water and milk were perceived as the greater contributors (81 percent) to HI; while fruits, grains and vegetables contributed 5 percent each, and pulses 4 percent. ..
  21. doi request reprint Quantification of PAHs and health risk via ingestion of vegetable in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan
    Muhammad Waqas
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    Sci Total Environ 497:448-58. 2014
    ..1 for flouranthene followed by 3.8 for naphthalene in the KPK province. The uniqueness of this study is the quantification of PAHs in the soil and vegetable collected from a large area of KPK Province which are rapidly urbanizing...
  22. doi request reprint Arsenic health risk assessment in drinking water and source apportionment using multivariate statistical techniques in Kohistan region, northern Pakistan
    Said Muhammad
    National Center of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:2855-64. 2010
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  23. doi request reprint Arsenate toxicity for wheat and lettuce in six Chinese soils with different properties
    Qing Cao
    Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:1946-50. 2009
    ..The overall results from the present work illustrate the necessity of considering soil properties in assessing soil As contamination...
  24. doi request reprint Arsenic and heavy metals contamination, risk assessment and their source in drinking water of the Mardan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    Nida Gul
    National Centre of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    J Water Health 13:1073-84. 2015
    ..Statistical analyses suggested the geogenic and anthropogenic sources for possible enhancement of various physico-chemical parameters in the aquifer system of the study area. ..
  25. doi request reprint Tissue distribution of HCH and DDT congeners and human health risk associated with consumption of fish collected from Kabul River, Pakistan
    Muhammad Aamir
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120 Pakistan IJRC PTS, MOE Key Laboratory of Environmental Remediation and Ecosystem Health, College of Environmental and Resource Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China Department of Environmental and Conservation Sciences, University of Swat, Pakistan
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 125:128-34. 2016
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  26. doi request reprint Quantification of Heavy Metals in Mining Affected Soil and Their Bioaccumulation in Native Plant Species
    Javed Nawab
    a Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
    Int J Phytoremediation 17:801-13. 2015
    ..The native wild plant species (Nepeta cataria, Impatiens bicolor royle, Tegetis minuta) growing on mining affected sites may be used for soil reclamation contaminated with heavy metals...
  27. doi request reprint Application of biochar to soil reduces cancer risk via rice consumption: a case study in Miaoqian village, Longyan, China
    Sardar Khan
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen 361021, China Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Environ Int 68:154-61. 2014
    ..01) reduced by 66%. These findings suggest that SSBC could be a useful soil amendment to mitigating PTE exposure, through rice consumption, in China's "Cancer Villages". ..
  28. doi request reprint The effects of sewage sludge and sewage sludge biochar on PAHs and potentially toxic element bioaccumulation in Cucumis sativa L
    Muhammad Waqas
    Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, CAS, Xiamen, China Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
    Chemosphere 105:53-61. 2014
    ..05) reduced PTE bioaccumulation (except Cd and Zn), while SS increased PTE bioaccumulation. These results suggest SSBC to be a candidate for soil amendment that offers advantages over SS in terms of PAH/PTE bioaccumulation mitigation...
  29. doi request reprint The uptake and bioaccumulation of heavy metals by food plants, their effects on plants nutrients, and associated health risk: a review
    Anwarzeb Khan
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, 25120, Pakistan
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 22:13772-99. 2015
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  30. doi request reprint Role of mafic and ultramafic rocks in drinking water quality and its potential health risk assessment, Northern Pakistan
    Shaheen Begum
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi 46300, Pakistan
    J Water Health 13:1130-42. 2015
    ..Both Ni and Cr have toxic health effects and therefore this study suggests that contaminated sites should be avoided or treated for drinking and domestic purposes. ..
  31. pmc Wild plant assessment for heavy metal phytoremediation potential along the mafic and ultramafic terrain in northern Pakistan
    Said Muhammad
    Department of Earth Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology CIIT, Abbottabad 22060, Pakistan National Center of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Pakistan
    Biomed Res Int 2013:194765. 2013
    ..However, higher MTM concentrations in the wild plant species could cause environmental hazards in the study area, as selected metals (Fe, Mn, Cr, Ni, Co, and Pb) have toxicological concerns. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Application of PCR-DGGE to analyse the yeast population dynamics in slurry reactors during degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in weathered oil
    Abd El-Latif Hesham
    Research Centre for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PO Box 2871, Beijing 100085, People s Republic of China
    Yeast 23:879-87. 2006
    ..Moreover, the results showed that all of the five strains, including the two belonging to the same genus, could be differentiated from each other in the DGGE profile...
  33. doi request reprint Mercury health effects among the workers extracting gold from carpets and dusted clays through amalgamation and roasting processes
    Nayab Gul
    Department of Environmental Science, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, 25120, Pakistan
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 22:17965-74. 2015
    ..The burning process of amalgamated gold is a significant source of Hg exposure to goldsmith workers; therefore, awareness and precautionary measures are needed to provide protection to them. ..