Links in the functional diversity between soil ...

2015-9-1 · However, plant-soil feedback must be carefully tested because it has been stated that nutrient and light availability are the major driving forces of plant species turnover during successional development (Tilman 1988; Grime 2001). It has been shown that plants may exert species-specific effects on both abiotic and biotic soil properties and ...

Soil and plant contamination by lead mining in Bellmunt ...

2012-2-1 · The Eugenia mine is located at a height of 261 m above sea level in Bellmunt (Priorat), an ancient mining village at 30 km West of Tarragona, Catalonia (NE Spain). The UTM coordinates are: X 312.700 and Y 4.559.575. The study area at Bellmunt is situated in the Mora tectonic depression limited by two faults in NE–SW direction.

Soil-plant abstract of heavy metals in Pb-Zn mining sites ...

 · Soil-plant transfer of heavy metals in Pb-Zn mining sites from Alcudia Valley (South Spain). Authors: Miguel A. López-Berdonces¹; Pablo Higueras¹; Jose María Esbrí¹; Beatriz González-Corrochano¹; Eva Mª García- Noguero¹; Alba Martínez Coronado¹; Sergio Fernández-Calderón¹; Carolina García-Noguero¹ ¹Instituto de Geología Aplicada, Universidad Castilla la Mancha, Pza.

Mining for water: plant-soil interactions on restored mine ...

Dive into the research topics of ''Mining for water: plant-soil interactions on restored mine substrates''. Together they form a unique fingerprint. soil depth Earth & Environmental Sciences

Quantitative correlations between soil and plants in ...

Effects of soil and topographic factors on vegetation ...

Dominance and diversity of forest plant species growth …

coal mining soil in Indonesia. This study describe several potential new forest plant species for metal phytoremediation especially in Indonesia and become a fundamental of plant selection for post mining land rehabilitation. Material and methods Study Area This study was conducted in a post coal mining …

Microbial community structure and biomass of a mine soil ...

2017-12-10 · 840 Basanta et al Microbial community structure and biomass of a mine soil ournal of Soil Science and Plant utrition, 21 1 4 352 1. Introduction Nowadays, in situ remediation strategies for metal/ metalloid contaminated historical mining sites are focused on the use of amendments and/or metal-tol-

Effects of soil and topographic factors on vegetation ...

2016-2-26 · The mining activities caused changes in the soil structure and soil physicochemical properties, severely destroyed the vegetation, and formed a large dump area. ... Plant Soil …

Quantitative correlations between soil and plants in ...

2018-9-19 · The purpose of restoration is to achieve the development corresponding to the pre-mining ecosystem; in addition, the coevolution between soil and plants, presented by coupling coordination degree, can determine whether such a reclamation pattern is ecologically feasible or sustainable and further reflect the success of reclamation to some extent .

Linking soil variability with plant community composition ...

However, the lack of soil structure in the mining substrates greatly hinders its ability to retain moisture, even though the mean annual precipitation was almost 1000 mm. Regarding the chemical soil properties, a temporal plant successional progress could be related to the decrease in soil pH levels towards the reference community, since pH was ...

Effect of opencast mining on soil fertility

2009-7-24 · unmined soil due to compaction during excavation and, as a result, plants cannot grow smoothly. For good plant growth, bulk density should be below 1.4-g/ cm 3 for clays and 1.6g/cm for sand 17. The most useful water parameters of the soil relating to plant …

Impact of Mining Activity on Soil Quality and Plant ...

2021-3-16 · this mining operations on soil degradation and plant biodiversity. Materials and Methods Description of the Study Area Senkele faris is in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia, located at 5 o37''08'''' - 5o44''11'''' N latitudes and 38 o49''41'''' - 38 o55''39'''' E longitudes. It has the total area of 2,800 square meters and has an elevation of 1800-2300 masl ...

The influence of precipitation on soil moisture at the ...

2018-11-18 · The higher moisture content is associated with lower soil thickness values (10-12 m) and the lower moisture content with higher soil thickness (30-32m). Assessment of the relationship between pluviometry and natural moisture content of the soils in the area of the Ferronickel Mining plant S.A during dry and wet seasons

Heavy metals accumulation in plants growing in ex tin ...

ABSTRACT: The degree of contamination by heavy metals (arsenic, copper, lead, tin and zinc) in soil and transfer to plants has been studied. Specimens of plant species from five locations in an area of 10 x 10 m were sampled with their corresponding soils. Thirty six plant species including two shallow water aquatic plants were identified. Soil and

Soil C and N availability determine the priming effect ...

2013-11-22 · Soil C and N availability determine the priming effect: microbial N mining and stoichiometric decomposition theories. Ruirui Chen, State Key Laboratory of Soil and Sustainable Agriculture, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, 210008 China ... Institute of Plant Nutrition and Soil …

Analysis of Heavy Metal Content in Soil and Plants in the ...

2021-4-18 · affects plant growth, metabolism, and condition [32]. Lead is not an essential element for plants; it tends to accumulate in plant roots and cause toxicity [33]. Zinc is an essential component for plants, but, in excessive amounts, it can cause toxicity [34]. Chromium is a toxic element for plants at concentrations higher than 0.50 mg/kg [35].

(PDF) Antimony in the Soil-Plant System in an Sb Mining ...

2015-6-11 · spheric soil-plant system at Sb mining/smelting sites. In the. rhizospheric soil, the majority of Sb was observed in the resid-ual fraction bound to the silicate minerals, and the carbonate.

Post Nickel Mining Soil Characteristics and its Potential ...

Soil moisture content ranges from 3.5 to 12.2 g g – 1, which means that the ability of the soil is relatively low in holding water 19,20.The soil texture varies, namely clay loam, silty loam, silty clay loam, silty clay and clay. Mining activities caused the soil solum to become shallow and without topsoil. The dredging process resulted in soil aggregates became unstable.

Soil-plant abstract of heavy metals in Pb-Zn mining sites ...

Soil-plant transfer of heavy metals in Pb-Zn mining sites from Alcudia Valley (South Spain). Authors: Miguel A. López-Berdonces¹; Pablo Higueras¹; Jose María Esbrí¹; Beatriz González-Corrochano¹; Eva Mª García- Noguero¹; Alba Martínez Coronado¹; Sergio Fernández-Calderón¹; Carolina García-Noguero¹ ¹Instituto de Geología Aplicada, Universidad Castilla la Mancha, Pza.

Linking soil variability with plant community composition ...

2019-5-7 · However, the lack of soil structure in the mining substrates greatly hinders its ability to retain moisture, even though the mean annual precipitation was almost 1000 mm. Regarding the chemical soil properties, a temporal plant successional progress could be related to the decrease in soil pH levels towards the reference community, since pH was ...

Heavy Metal Contamination and Accumulation in Soil and ...

This study assesses the total concentration of eight toxic metals As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn in the soil and plant of Salix purpurea samples collected from Mitrovica mining region in Kosovo. The concentration, accumulation and transfer from soil to roots, stem and leaves were assessed using …

Soil Reclamation of Abandoned Mine Land by …

2020-10-13 · 2. SOIL PROPERTIES IMPORTANT FOR PLANT GROWTH 2.1 Chemical Property 2.1.1 Soil pH Soil pH is a measure of active soil acidity and is the most commonly used indicator of mine soil quality. The pH of a given mine soil can change rapidly as the rock fragments weather and oxidize. Pyritic minerals (FeS2), when present, oxidized to sulfuric acid and

Ecological Engineering of Mine Wastes

2021-4-15 · This group develops new technologies to rehabilitate metal mine tailings and other waste domains to improve economic and ecological sustainability; produce cost-effective remediation of contaminated land; create new knowledge on the biogeochemistry of engineered tailings-soil formation, ecophysiology of native plants and ecological linkages in soil-plant …

Reconditioning Degraded Mine Site Soils With Exogenous ...

2019-7-10 · Plant-microbe-soil interactions in the rhizosphere: an evolutionary perspective. Plant Soil 321 83–115. 10.1007/s11104-009-0042-x [Google Scholar] Lau J., Lennon J. (2011). Evolutionary ecology of plant-microbe interactions: soil microbial structure alters selection on plant traits.

Effects of Acid Soils on Plant Growth and Successful ...

2017-12-20 · Acid soils are caused by mining, potentially causing the death of plants. Although soil pH is one of the useful indicators to evaluate acid soil conditions for successful revegetation, the dissolution of harmful elements under acidic conditions should be considered in addition to the tolerance mechanism of plants …

Heavy Metals in Contaminated Soils: A Review of Sources ...

Scattered literature is harnessed to critically review the possible sources, chemistry, potential biohazards and best available remedial strategies for a number of heavy metals (lead, chromium, arsenic, zinc, cadmium, copper, mercury and nickel) commonly found in contaminated soils. The principles, advantages and disadvantages of immobilization, soil washing and phytoremediation techniques ...

Nutrient Mining, Soil Testing and Plant Nutrient Cycling

2017-5-19 · Nutrient Mining, Soil Testing and Plant Nutrient Cycling Ray Ward Ward Laboratories, Inc Kearney, Nebraska "Guiding Producers Today to Feed the World

Heavy Metal Contamination and Accumulation in Soil and ...

2021-4-9 · The results of heavy metal concentration in soil and plant accumulation patterns of selected metals (As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn) are presented in Table 2.Mostly, the higher uptake of metals from the soil and plant Salix purpurea was recorded in the area close to mining flotation and Mitrovica Industrial Park. The mean of total contents of eight heavy metals in all six soil samples were ...

Mercury distribution in the soil–plant–air system at the ...

2011-9-20 · The level of mercury bioaccumulation in wild plants; the distribution of bioavailable Hg, elemental Hg, and total Hg in soil; and the concentration of total gaseous Hg (TGM) in ambient air was studied at three different mining sites (SiKeng [SK], WuKeng [WK], and GouXi [GX]) in the Wanshan mercury mining district of China.

Mercury in soils and plants in an abandoned cinnabar ...

2009-9-15 · Soil and plant sampling was carried out in five different sites in the studied abandoned mining area ().Three of these sites (U-1, U-2 and U-3) were located near the inactive smelter at distances about 75, 50 and 25 m, respectively ch places are partially covered with …

A native Zn-solubilising bacterium from mine soil promotes ...

2021-4-2 · An important bottleneck in phytoremediation technologies, which focus on extraction of potentially toxic trace elements, is the low solubility and bioavailability of metals, a handicap that worsens over time. To overcome this barrier, we explored the possibility of using Zn-solubilising bacteria with plant growth-promoting characteristics. Zn-tolerant soil bacteria were isolated from an ...

Effects of soil and topographic factors on vegetation ...

2016-2-26 · The mining activities caused changes in the soil structure and soil physicochemical properties, severely destroyed the vegetation, and formed a large dump area. ... Plant …

Mining for water: Plant-soil interactions on restored mine ...

Mining for water: Plant-soil interactions on restored mine substrates Sebastian Charles Joseph Lamoureux This thesis is presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy School of Biological Sciences Faculty of Science The University of Western Australia 2017 . ii . iii SUMMARY

Using plants to clean contaminated soil

2014-8-11 · Certain plants, it turns out, have a particular gift for sucking up specific chemicals, either as a quirk of their biology or as a way to make themselves poisonous and avoid being eaten. When these plants are sown on contaminated ground, they absorb the contaminants into their tissues, gradually reducing the amount in the soil …

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