Fang Jie Zhao

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Affiliation: Institute for Animal Health
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phytotoxicity of nickel in a range of European soils: influence of soil properties, Ni solubility and speciation
    Corinne P Rooney
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 145:596-605. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Trends in (13)C/ (12)C ratios and C isotope discrimination of wheat since 1845
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Oecologia 128:336-42. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Accumulation, distribution, and speciation of arsenic in wheat grain
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 44:5464-8. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the concentrations of lead in British wheat and barley grain
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 131:461-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Cadmium uptake, translocation and tolerance in the hyperaccumulator Arabidopsis halleri
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 172:646-54. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of soil compaction and irrigation on the concentrations of selenium and arsenic in wheat grains
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Sci Total Environ 372:433-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Biofortification and phytoremediation
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Rothamsted Research, Hertfordshire, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:373-80. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Stable sulfur isotope ratio indicates long-term changes in sulfur deposition in the Broadbalk experiment since 1845
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    J Environ Qual 32:33-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of soil solution speciation and diffusive gradients in thin-films measurement as an indicator of copper bioavailability to plants
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:733-42. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimates of ambient background concentrations of trace metals in soils for risk assessment
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Environ Pollut 148:221-9. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Phytotoxicity of nickel in a range of European soils: influence of soil properties, Ni solubility and speciation
    Corinne P Rooney
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 145:596-605. 2007
    ..The EC(50) for free Ni(2+) activity from the barley test decreased with increasing pH, indicating a protective effect of protons. The results can be used in the risk assessment of Ni in the terrestrial environment...
  2. doi request reprint Trends in (13)C/ (12)C ratios and C isotope discrimination of wheat since 1845
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Oecologia 128:336-42. 2001
    ..However, there was no clear trend in the yields of straw and grain, primarily because of the limitations of N and other nutrients, and also because of large year-to-year variations. ..
  3. doi request reprint Accumulation, distribution, and speciation of arsenic in wheat grain
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 44:5464-8. 2010
    ..In the latter case, milling can be used to reduce the As concentration in the white flour...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the concentrations of lead in British wheat and barley grain
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 131:461-8. 2004
    ..The Pb in cereal grain is likely to originate mainly from atmospheric deposition and other routes of surface contamination during harvest and storage...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cadmium uptake, translocation and tolerance in the hyperaccumulator Arabidopsis halleri
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 172:646-54. 2006
    ..halleri was much less tolerant to Cd than to Zn. We conclude that A. halleri is able to hyperaccumulate Cd partly, at least, through the Zn pathway, but the mechanisms responsible for cellular Zn tolerance cannot detoxify Cd effectively...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of soil compaction and irrigation on the concentrations of selenium and arsenic in wheat grains
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Sci Total Environ 372:433-9. 2007
    ..Soil physical conditions have to be taken into account when assessing the bioavailability of the contaminant As or the essential nutrient Se...
  7. doi request reprint Biofortification and phytoremediation
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Rothamsted Research, Hertfordshire, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:373-80. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Stable sulfur isotope ratio indicates long-term changes in sulfur deposition in the Broadbalk experiment since 1845
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    J Environ Qual 32:33-9. 2003
    ..Based on the S isotope ratios, we estimated that anthropogenic S contributed 62 to 78% of the S uptake by wheat at the peak of SO2 emissions, and accounted for 28 to 37% of the topsoil S in 1965...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of soil solution speciation and diffusive gradients in thin-films measurement as an indicator of copper bioavailability to plants
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:733-42. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimates of ambient background concentrations of trace metals in soils for risk assessment
    F J Zhao
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Environ Pollut 148:221-9. 2007
    ..Lead concentration was higher in acidic peaty soils than in other soils. A probability graph method was used to estimate ABC for Pb in a population of relatively uncontaminated soils. Potential applications of ABCs are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of cadmium uptake in two contrasting ecotypes of the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens
    Fang Jie Zhao
    IACR Rothamsted, Agriculture and the Environment Division, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:535-43. 2002
    ..By contrast, there may exist a highly selective Cd transport system in the root cell membranes of the high Cd-accumulating ecotype (Ganges) of T. caerulescens...
  12. doi request reprint Arsenic uptake and metabolism in plants
    F J Zhao
    Soil Science Department, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 181:777-94. 2009
    ..Current knowledge gaps and future research directions are also identified...
  13. doi request reprint Arsenic as a food chain contaminant: mechanisms of plant uptake and metabolism and mitigation strategies
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 61:535-59. 2010
    ..A range of mitigation methods, from agronomic measures and plant breeding to genetic modification, may be employed to reduce As uptake by food crops...
  14. pmc Influence of iron status on cadmium and zinc uptake by different ecotypes of the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens
    Enzo Lombi
    Agriculture and Environment Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertsfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 128:1359-67. 2002
    ..The present results indicate that the stimulatory effect of Fe deficiency on Cd uptake in Ganges may be related to an up-regulation in the expression of genes encoding for Fe(2+) uptake, possibly TcIRT1-G...
  15. doi request reprint Assessing the labile arsenic pool in contaminated paddy soils by isotopic dilution techniques and simple extractions
    Jacqueline L Stroud
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 45:4262-9. 2011
    ..Arsenic mobilization was best predicted by phosphate-extractable As in the soils...
  16. ncbi request reprint Soil factors controlling the expression of copper toxicity to plants in a wide range of European soils
    Corinne P Rooney
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden Herts, AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:726-32. 2006
    ..For risk assessment, we suggest that Cu toxicity threshold values (EC50) be normalized on the key soil property of CEC. If available, soil exchangeable calcium and iron oxide concentration would improve the normalization...
  17. doi request reprint Methylated arsenic species in plants originate from soil microorganisms
    Charlotte Lomax
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 193:665-72. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that plants are unable to methylate iAs, and instead take up methylated As produced by microorganisms...
  18. pmc Mechanisms of arsenic hyperaccumulation in Pteris vittata. Uptake kinetics, interactions with phosphate, and arsenic speciation
    Junru Wang
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 130:1552-61. 2002
    ..We conclude that arsenate is taken up by P. vittata via the phosphate transporters, reduced to arsenite, and sequestered in the fronds primarily as As(III)...
  19. doi request reprint The role of the rice aquaporin Lsi1 in arsenite efflux from roots
    Fang Jie Zhao
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 186:392-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that Lsi1 plays a role in arsenite efflux in rice roots exposed to arsenate. However, this pathway accounts for only 15-20% of the total efflux, suggesting the existence of other efflux transporters...
  20. doi request reprint Arsenic bioavailability to rice is elevated in Bangladeshi paddy soils
    K Asaduzzaman Khan
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 44:8515-21. 2010
    ..This study shows that Bangladeshi paddy soils contaminated by irrigation had a higher As bioavailability than other soils, resulting in As phytotoxicity in rice and substantial yield losses...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pollution-induced community tolerance of soil microbes in response to a zinc gradient
    Miles R H Davis
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2665-72. 2004
    ..The results suggest that, although long-term exposure to Zn imposes stress on soil microbes, resulting in an increased tolerance, detectable PICT does not necessarily lead to a decrease in metabolic diversity...
  22. pmc Knocking out ACR2 does not affect arsenic redox status in Arabidopsis thaliana: implications for as detoxification and accumulation in plants
    Wenju Liu
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e42408. 2012
    ..Our results suggest the existence of multiple pathways of arsenate reduction in plants and yeast...
  23. pmc The rice aquaporin Lsi1 mediates uptake of methylated arsenic species
    Ren Ying Li
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 150:2071-80. 2009
    ..The results demonstrate that Lsi1 mediates the uptake of undissociated methylated As in rice roots...
  24. doi request reprint Historical arsenic contamination of soil due to long-term phosphate fertiliser applications
    Tom N Hartley
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 180:259-64. 2013
    ..The results demonstrate that the P fertilisers used on the Park Grass Experiment before 1948 caused substantial As contamination of the soil. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint In situ fixation of metals in soils using bauxite residue: chemical assessment
    Enzo Lombi
    Agriculture and Environment Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts, UK
    Environ Pollut 118:435-43. 2002
    ..The results suggest that specific chemisorption, and possibly metal diffusion into oxide particles could also be the mechanisms responsible for the fixation of metals by red mud...
  26. pmc Influence of sulfur deficiency on the expression of specific sulfate transporters and the distribution of sulfur, selenium, and molybdenum in wheat
    Fumie Shinmachi
    Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL52JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 153:327-36. 2010
    ..In conclusion, S fertilizer application has a marked impact on Mo and Se distribution and accumulation, which is at least partially a result of altered gene expression of the sulfate transporter family...
  27. doi request reprint The dynamics of arsenic in four paddy fields in the Bengal delta
    Jacqueline L Stroud
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 159:947-53. 2011
    ..A field site employing alternating flooded-dry irrigation produced the lowest range of grain As concentration, suggesting a lower soil As availability caused by periodic aerobic conditions...
  28. pmc Complexation of arsenite with phytochelatins reduces arsenite efflux and translocation from roots to shoots in Arabidopsis
    Wen Ju Liu
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 152:2211-21. 2010
    ..Enhancing PC synthesis in roots may be an effective strategy to reduce As translocation to the edible organs of food crops...
  29. doi request reprint Phytotoxicity and bioavailability of cobalt to plants in a range of soils
    Hua Fen Li
    Soil Science Department, Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Herts, UK
    Chemosphere 75:979-86. 2009
    ..For risk assessment, we suggest that Co toxicity threshold values for plants be normalised using the soil exchangeable Ca...
  30. ncbi request reprint In situ fixation of metals in soils using bauxite residue: biological effects
    Enzo Lombi
    Agriculture and Environment Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Environ Pollut 118:445-52. 2002
    ..The results also showed that since the biological systems tested respond differently to the alleviation of metal toxicity, a suite of biological assays should be used to assess soil remediation processes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Expression and functional analysis of metal transporter genes in two contrasting ecotypes of the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens
    Sonia Plaza
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 58:1717-28. 2007
    ..Therefore, the unique Cd-accumulating ability of the T. caerulescens Ganges ecotype must be due to the levels of expression of the protein or to other factors such as interacting proteins...
  32. doi request reprint Phytoremediation of arsenic contaminated paddy soils with Pteris vittata markedly reduces arsenic uptake by rice
    Wen ling Ye
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 159:3739-43. 2011
    ..In two soils the concentration of inorganic As in rice grain was decreased by 50-58%. The results demonstrate an effective stripping of bioavailable As from contaminated paddy soils thus reducing As uptake by rice...
  33. ncbi request reprint Arsenic hyperaccumulation by Pteris vittata from arsenic contaminated soils and the effect of liming and phosphate fertilisation
    N Caille
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 132:113-20. 2004
    ..vittata in 4 cuttings in this experiment. The results indicate that P. vittata can hyperaccumulate As from naturally contaminated soils, but may be suitable for phytoremediation only in the moderately contaminated soils...
  34. ncbi request reprint Phytoextraction of metals and metalloids from contaminated soils
    Steve P McGrath
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 14:277-82. 2003
    ..More fundamental understanding of the traits and mechanisms involved in hyperaccumulation are needed so that phytoextraction can be optimised...
  35. doi request reprint Predicting molybdenum toxicity to higher plants: influence of soil properties
    S P McGrath
    Soil Science Department, Centre for Soils and Ecosystems Functions, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 158:3095-102. 2010
    ..The addition of sulphate significantly decreased Mo uptake by oilseed rape. For risk assessment, we suggest that Mo toxicity values for plants should be normalised using soil amorphous iron oxide concentrations...
  36. doi request reprint Predicting molybdenum toxicity to higher plants: estimation of toxicity threshold values
    S P McGrath
    Soil Science Department, Centre for Soils and Ecosystems Function, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 158:3085-94. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Field evaluation of Cd and Zn phytoextraction potential by the hyperaccumulators Thlaspi caerulescens and Arabidopsis halleri
    S P McGrath
    Agriculture and the Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 141:115-25. 2006
    ..A. halleri accumulated similar concentrations of Zn, but lower Cd concentrations than T. caerulescens. The results indicate that metal phytoextraction using T. caerulescens can be used to clean up soils moderately contaminated by Cd...
  38. ncbi request reprint Phytoremediation of heavy metal-contaminated soils: natural hyperaccumulation versus chemically enhanced phytoextraction
    E Lombi
    Agriculture and Environment Division, IACR-Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire
    J Environ Qual 30:1919-26. 2001
    ..High concentrations of heavy metals in soil pore water after EDTA treatment could pose an environmental risk in the form of ground water contamination...
  39. pmc Development of a real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of Rhizobium leguminosarum bacteria and discrimination between different biovars in zinc-contaminated soil
    Catriona A Macdonald
    Department of Soil Science, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:4626-33. 2011
    ..The results demonstrate that the use of targeted gene probes for assessing environmental perturbations of indigenous soil rhizobial populations may be more sensitive than the conventional plant bioassay and MPN methods...
  40. doi request reprint Evidence of decreasing mineral density in wheat grain over the last 160 years
    Ming Sheng Fan
    Rothamsted Research, Hertfordshire, UK
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 22:315-24. 2008
    ..Multiple regression analysis showed that both increasing yield and harvest index were highly significant factors that explained the downward trend in grain mineral concentration...
  41. doi request reprint Use of Co speciation and soil properties to explain variation in Co toxicity to root growth of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) in different soils
    C Mico
    Soil Science Department, Centre for Soils and Ecosystem Function, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL52JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 156:883-90. 2008
    ..Models obtained showed that soil effective cation exchange capacity (eCEC) and exchangeable calcium were the most consistent single predictors of the EC50 values based on soil added Co...
  42. ncbi request reprint Leaching of heavy metals from contaminated soils using EDTA
    B Sun
    Soil Science Department, IACR-Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 113:111-20. 2001
    ..The results suggest that the lability of metals in soil, the kinetics of metal desorption/dissolution and the mode of EDTA addition were the main factors controlling the behaviour of metal leaching with EDTA...
  43. ncbi request reprint Growing rice aerobically markedly decreases arsenic accumulation
    X Y Xu
    Soil Science Department, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5574-9. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Predicting cadmium concentrations in wheat and barley grain using soil properties
    M L Adams
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Environ Qual 33:532-41. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Field evaluation of in situ remediation of a heavy metal contaminated soil using lime and red-mud
    C W Gray
    Agriculture and the Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 142:530-9. 2006
    ..The results show that both red mud and lime can be used to remediate a heavily contaminated acid soil to allow re-vegetation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparison of root absorption, translocation and tolerance of arsenic in the hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata and the nonhyperaccumulator Pteris tremula
    N Caille
    Agriculture and Environment Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 165:755-61. 2005
    ..tremula (9%). * Our results show that enhanced root uptake, efficient root-to-shoot translocation, and a much elevated tolerance through internal detoxification all contribute to As hyperaccumulation in P. vittata...
  47. doi request reprint Arsenite efflux is not enhanced in the arsenate-tolerant phenotype of Holcus lanatus
    B Logoteta
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 183:340-8. 2009
    ..lanatus, but it could be a basal tolerance mechanism to greatly decrease cellular As burden in both phenotypes. Tolerant and nontolerant phenotypes had a similar capacity to reduce arsenate in roots...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mitigation of arsenic accumulation in rice with water management and silicon fertilization
    R Y Li
    Soil Science Department, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 43:3778-83. 2009
    ..This study demonstrated that water management Si fertilization, and selection of rice cultivars are effective measures that can be used to reduce As accumulation in rice...
  49. doi request reprint Selenium uptake, translocation and speciation in wheat supplied with selenate or selenite
    Hua Fen Li
    College of Resources and Environmental Science, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, China
    New Phytol 178:92-102. 2008
    ..Selenite uptake is an active process likely mediated, at least partly, by phosphate transporters. Selenite and selenate differ greatly in the ease of assimilation and xylem transport...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effect of soil characteristics on Cd uptake by the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens
    Junta Yanai
    Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Environ Pollut 139:167-75. 2006
    ..9-1,196 mg kg(-1). Multiple regression analysis indicated that higher Cd in soil, low pH (within the range of >5) and coarser texture were associated with higher Cd concentration and Cd uptake by T. caerulescens...
  51. ncbi request reprint Historical changes in the concentrations of selenium in soil and wheat grain from the Broadbalk experiment over the last 160 years
    Ming Sheng Fan
    College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, People s Republic of China
    Sci Total Environ 389:532-8. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Copper uptake by Elsholtzia splendens and Silene vulgaris and assessment of copper phytoavailability in contaminated soils
    Jing Song
    Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, 210008, PR China
    Environ Pollut 128:307-15. 2004
    ..The results are consistent with the intensity/capacity concept for phytoavailability of metals in soils...
  53. ncbi request reprint Biofortification of UK food crops with selenium
    Martin R Broadley
    Plant Sciences Division, Univerisity of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington, Loughborough LE12 5RD, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 65:169-81. 2006
    ..The present paper will review the potential for biofortification of UK food crops with Se...
  54. ncbi request reprint Influence of soil properties and aging on arsenic phytotoxicity
    Jing Song
    Soil and Environment Bioremediation Research Centre, State Key Laboratory of Soil and Sustainable Agriculture, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P O Box 821, Nanjing, People s Republic of China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1663-70. 2006
    ..Furthermore, arsenate phytotoxicity decreased significantly after aging for three months, although the extent of aging differed among soils. This aging effect should be taken into account during the risk assessment...
  55. doi request reprint Characterization of Cd translocation and identification of the Cd form in xylem sap of the Cd-hyperaccumulator Arabidopsis halleri
    Daisei Ueno
    Research Institute for Bioresources, Okayama University, Kurashiki 710 0046, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:540-8. 2008
    ..halleri is an energy-dependent process that is partly shared with Zn and/or Fe transport. Furthermore, Cd is translocated from roots to shoots in inorganic forms...
  56. ncbi request reprint A terrestrial biotic ligand model. 1. Development and application to Cu and Ni toxicities to barley root elongation in soils
    Sagar Thakali
    Center for the Study of Metals in the Environment, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7085-93. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Terrestrial biotic ligand model. 2. Application to Ni and Cu toxicities to plants, invertebrates, and microbes in soil
    Sagar Thakali
    Center for the Study of Metals in the Environment, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7094-100. 2006
    ..The results of this study clearly demonstrate that the TBLM can provide a general framework for modeling metals ecotoxicity in soils...
  58. ncbi request reprint Critical loads of metals and other trace elements to terrestrial environments
    Stephen Lofts
    Natural Environment Research Council, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6326-31. 2007
  59. pmc Mutation in nicotianamine aminotransferase stimulated the Fe(II) acquisition system and led to iron accumulation in rice
    Longjun Cheng
    The State Key Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, College of Life Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
    Plant Physiol 145:1647-57. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrate that disruption of deoxymugineic acid biosynthesis can stimulate Fe(II) acquisition and increase iron accumulation in rice...
  60. ncbi request reprint Scale and causes of lead contamination in Chinese tea
    Wen yan Han
    Key Laboratory of Tea Chemical Engineering, Ministry of Agriculture, Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hangzhou 3100008, China
    Environ Pollut 139:125-32. 2006
    ..Potential contributions to human Pb intake from drinking tea were small at the median or national MPC Pb values, but considerable at the highest concentration found in the study...
  61. ncbi request reprint Subcellular localisation of Cd and Zn in the leaves of a Cd-hyperaccumulating ecotype of Thlaspi caerulescens
    Jian Feng Ma
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Ikenobe 2393, Miki cho, Kita gun, 761 0795 Kagawa, Japan
    Planta 220:731-6. 2005
    ..These results indicate that internal detoxification of Cd and Zn in Thlaspi caerulescens leaves is achieved by vacuolar compartmentalisation...
  62. ncbi request reprint Identification of the form of Cd in the leaves of a superior Cd-accumulating ecotype of Thlaspi caerulescens using 113Cd-NMR
    Daisei Ueno
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Ikenobe 2393, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    Planta 221:928-36. 2005
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Effect of liming and seasonal variation on lead concentration of tea plant (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze)
    Wen yan Han
    Department of Plant Physiology and Nutrition, Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, The Key Laboratory of Tea Chemical Engineering, Ministry of Agriculture, Yunqi Road 1, Hangzhou 310008, China
    Chemosphere 66:84-90. 2007
    ..The study also reveals a distinct seasonal variation, with Pb concentration in the new shoots following the order of spring>autumn>summer...
  64. doi request reprint Does cadmium play a physiological role in the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens?
    Mei Qing Liu
    Key Laboratory of Plant soil Interactions of Ministry of Education, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, China
    Chemosphere 71:1276-83. 2008
    ..caerulescens by enhancing the activities of some enzymes such as CA. Further research is needed to establish whether a Cd-requiring CA exists in T. caerulescens...
  65. doi request reprint Arsenate-induced toxicity: effects on antioxidative enzymes and DNA damage in Vicia faba
    Aijun Lin
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, PR China
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:413-9. 2008
    ..These results indicate that arsenate toxicity causes oxidative stress in V. faba, which might be one of the mechanisms through which arsenic induces DNA damage...
  66. pmc Transporters of arsenite in rice and their role in arsenic accumulation in rice grain
    Jian Feng Ma
    Research Institute for Bioresources, Okayama University, Chuo 2 20 1, Kurashiki 710 0046, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9931-5. 2008
    ..Our results provide insight into the uptake mechanism of arsenite in rice and strategies for reducing arsenic accumulation in grain for enhanced food safety...
  67. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric SO2 emissions since the late 1800s change organic sulfur forms in humic substance extracts of soils
    Johannes Lehmann
    Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3550-5. 2008
    ..The significant and persistent structural changes of organic S in humic substances as a response to SO2 emissions and S deposition may have effects on recuperation of soils and surface waters from acidification...