1st Edition

The Handbook of Trace Elements



ISBN 9781884015342
Published April 24, 1997 by CRC Press
240 Pages

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Book Description

Compiled by two of the world’s experts in the field, The Handbook of Trace Elements brings together into a single source a complete listing of the trace elements found in both naturally occurring and manmade substances in the environment. The book provides a thorough description by element for 41 trace elements, transition metals, and micronutrients found in Earth's crust, soil, water, plants, animals, and humans. Elucidating the ecological impact of industrial waste and health problems in animals and humans, this widely accessible resource continues to provide a reliable reference for researchers, scientists, and other professionals engaged in the study of trace elements.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Terminology
Geographical Content and Distribution
Lithosphere and Soil
Forms of the Trace Elements
The Oceans
Fresh Water
Drinking Water
Irrigation Water
Livestock Water Quality
Biological Classification and Function
Plant Physiology
Animal and Human Physiology
Food/Feed and Food Products
Literature Cited
Trace Elements-Characteristics by Element
Aluminum (Al)
Antimony (Sb)
Arsenic (As)
Barium (Ba)
Beryllium (Be)
Bismuth (Bi)
Boron (B)
Cadmium (Cd)
Cesium (Cs)
Chromium (Cr)
Cobalt (Co)
Copper (Cu)
Fluorine (F)
Gallium (Ga)
Germanium (Gr)
Gold (Au)
Hafnium (Hf)
Indium (In)
Iodine (I)
Iron (Fe)
Lead (Pb)
Lithium (Li)
Manganese (Mn)
Mercury (Hg)
Molybdenum (Mo)
Nickel (Ni)
Niobium (Nb)
Platinum (Pt)
Rubidium (Rb)
Selenium (Se)
Silicon (Si)
Silver (Ag)
Strontium (Sr)
Thallium (Tl)
Tin (Sn)
Titanium (Ti)
Tungsten (W)
Uranium (U)
Vanadium (V)
Zinc (Zn)
Zirconium (Zr)
The Rare Earth Elements
Plant Micronutrients
Soil Testing for the Micronutrients
Analytical Procedures for Trace Element Determinations
References
Index

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Biography

Pais\, Istvan; Jones\, Jr.\, J. Benton