Pedosphere 5(3): 283--288, 1995
ISSN 1002-0160/CN 32-1315/P
©1995 Soil Science Society of China
Published by Elsevier B.V. and Science Press
Mercury pollution of soil-crop system in acid precipitation area
MOU Shu-Sen and QING Chang-Le
Southwest Agricultural University, Chongqing 630716 (China)
ABSTRACT
      In acid precipitation area of Chongqing suburb the average of Hg in soil rose from 0.158 mg/kg in 1984 to 0.20 mg/kg in 1989, and Hg content of crops grown on these soils increased too. Both soil and vegetable Hg came mainly from power plant emission, which caused Hg and acid precipitation pollution in environment and the Hg pollution of water, crops and milk in the area.
Key Words:  acid precipitation, mercury pollution, soil vegetable
Citation: Mou, S. S. and Qing, C. L. 1995. Mercury pollution of soil-crop system in acid precipitation area. Pedosphere. 5(3): 283-288.
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