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Heavy metals in phosphate fertilizers

Vladimir Nosov
Vladimir Nosov
PhD (Soil Science) Head, Competence Centre JSC Apatit, PhosAgro Group
Lecture outline
  • Heavy metals and human health, transfer of heavy metals from soils to plants and humans
  • Environmental assessment of phosphate rock and fertilizer, cadmium content in phosphate rock of various origin: sedimentary versus igneous
  • Maximum levels for cadmium in crop production and safe levels of cadmium intake
  • Effect of phosphate fertilizers with different cadmium content on cadmium concentration in soil and grain