Rice is the staple food for half of the world's population. Consumption of rice is the major exposure route globally to the class one, non-threshold carcinogen inorganic arsenic. This book explains the sources of arsenic to paddy soils and the biogeochemical processes and plant physiological attributes of paddy soil-rice ecosystems that lead to high concentrations of arsenic in rice grain. It presents the global pattern of arsenic concentration and speciation in rice, discusses human exposures to inorganic arsenic from rice ...

Arsenic & Rice 2014, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400796553

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Arsenic and Rice 2012, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400729469

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