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1. Phytotoxic effects of plastic pollution in crops: what is the size of the problem?

Plastic pollution is one of the most impactful human interferences in our planet. Fragmentation of plastic leads to nano- and microplastics (NP/MP) formation, which accumulate in agricultural lands, representing an increasing risk for crop production and food safety. It has been shown that MP...

Author(s) : Hartmann, G. F.; Ricachenevsky, F. K.; Silveira, N. M.; Pita-Barbosa, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.123

2. Evaluating green silver nanoparticles as prospective biopesticides: an environmental standpoint.

The current method of agriculture entails the usage of excessive amounts of pesticides and fertilizers. The blatant use of conventional pesticides and fertilizers over several decades has led to their bioaccumulation with adverse effects on soil biodiversity and the development of resistance by...

Author(s) : Bapat, M. S.; Hema Singh; Shukla, S. K.; Singh, P. P.; Vo, D. V. N.; Alpa Yadav; Abhineet Goyal; Ajit Sharma; Deepak Kumar

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 2

3. Phytotoxicity of fungicide coated sugar beet seed depends on growth condition.

Fungicide-coated seed protects sugar beet plants from soilborne diseases, but seedlings coming from coated seeds often encounter phytotoxicity under field conditions. To understand the phytotoxic impact, fungicide-coated seed and the uncoated seed of two cultivars were sown with holes or no holes...

Author(s) : Haque, M. E.; Parvin, M. S.

Publisher : CABI, Wallingford, UK

Preprint : AgriRxiv 2022 pp.9 pp. ref.14

4. The mechanistic pathways of arsenic transport in rice cultivars: soil to mouth.

Rice cultivars are major conduit of arsenic (As) poisoning to human. We quantified transferability of fifteen rice cultivars representing three groups i.e., high yielding variety (HYV), local aromatic rice (LAR) and hybrid for As from soil to cooked rice and its ingestion led health risk,...

Author(s) : Rubina Khanam; Kulsum, P. G. P. S.; Biswapati Mandal; Hazra, G. C.; Dipa Kundu

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.54

5. Investigating the effects of biochar colloids and nanoparticles on cucumber early seedlings.

Understanding about the influence of biochar colloidal and nanoscale particles on plant is limited. We therefore extracted the colloids and nanoparticles from hot pepper stalk biochar (CB600 and NB600), and examined physiological responses of cucumber early seedlings through hydroponic culture and...

Author(s) : Liu GuoCheng; Pan MeiQi; Song JiaYing; Guo MengYao; Xu LiNa; Xin YanJun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.804 ref.60

6. Water resource recovery coupling microalgae wastewater treatment and sludge co-digestion for bio-wastes valorisation at industrial pilot-scale.

This case study is part of a circular bioeconomy project for a winery company aiming to integrate a microalgae-based system within the existing facilities of the winery WWTP, promoting nutrient recovery and transformation into valuable products and bioenergy. Microalgae were used for wastewater...

Author(s) : Avila, R.; Justo, Á.; Carrero, E.; Crivillés, E.; Vicent, T.; Blánquez, P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.46

7. Mitigation effects of exogenous melatonin-selenium nanoparticles on arsenic-induced stress in Brassica napus.

Melatonin (MT) and selenium (Se) application known to decrease heavy metal uptake and toxicity in plants. By mixing the Se in MT medium a new complex MT-Se nanoparticles (MT-Se NPs) was synthesized and we investigated the role of MT-Se NPs on B. napus growth and tolerance against As stress. The...

Author(s) : Farooq, M. A.; Islam, F.; Ayyaz, A.; Chen WeiQi; Noor, Y.; Hu WeiZhen; Hannan, F.; Zhou WeiJun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.78

8. Olive mill wastewater phytoremediation employing economically important woody plants.

In this study two plant species, Punica granatum L. and Myrtus communis L., have been tested as candidates for phytoremediation of olive mill wastewater (OMW) through recirculation in soil pilot units, according to the proposed patented technology by Santori and Cicalini [EP1216963 A. 26 Jun 2002]. ...

Author(s) : Petoussi, M. A.; Kalogerakis, N.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.302 No.Part B

9. Recent advances in responses of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi - plant symbiosis to engineered nanoparticles.

The application of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) is increasing in all walks of life, inevitably resulting in a high risk of ENMs entering the natural environment. Recent studies have demonstrated that phytoaccumulation of ENMs in the environment may be detrimental to plants to varying degrees....

Author(s) : Wang Li; Yang DongGuang; Ma Fang; Wang Gen; You YongQiang

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 1 ref.155

10. Tissue distribution of phthalates in celery under different cultivation patterns and associated dietary exposure.

To investigate tissue distribution, spatial difference, temperature variation, and potential health risks of PAEs in vegetables, celery was used as a model plant. Celery samples were collected from open fields and greenhouses from two provinces in China over four seasons. Celery tissues were...

Author(s) : Zhao Fang; Ma ZhiHong; Ping Hua; He ZhaoYing; Li BingRu; Gao Yuan; Li Cheng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.63

11. Exogenous hesperidin and chlorogenic acid alleviate oxidative damage induced by arsenic toxicity in Zea mays through regulating the water status, antioxidant capacity, redox balance and fatty acid composition.

Arsenic (As) toxicity is a problem that needs to be solved in terms of both human health and agricultural production in the vast majority of the world. The presence of As causes biomass loss by disrupting the balance of biochemical processes in plants and preventing growth/water absorption in the...

Author(s) : Arikan, B.; Ozfidan-Konakci, C.; Yildiztugay, E.; Zengin, G.; Alp, F. N.; Elbasan, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part B ref.120

12. Phytotoxicity of cadmium on the germination and initial growth of Ecuadorian maize varieties.

Cadmium (Cd) is a pollutant that inhibits seed germination and decreases crop productivity. In Ecuador, contamination by this metal has been demonstrated in some agricultural soils. The objective of this research was to measure the effects of Cd on the germination and growth of the maize varieties...

Foreign Title :Fitotoxicidad del cadmio sobre la germinación y crecimiento inicial de variedades de maíz Ecuatorianas.

Author(s) : Aguirre, H.; Viteri, P.; León, P.; Mayía, Y.; Cobos, P.; Mero, M.; Pernía, B.

Publisher : Decanato de Agronomía, Universidad Centroccidental 'Lisandro Alvarado', Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Journal article : Bioagro 2022 Vol.34 No.1 pp.3-14 ref.45

13. Transcriptomic and physiological analyses of Miscanthus lutarioriparius in response to plumbum stress.

Soil plumbum (Pb) contamination has become a global environmental issue, which threaten soil quality, food security and human health. Miscanthus species have exhibited high tolerance and restoration capacity to heavy metals stress. However, the mechanisms of Pb resistance in Miscanthus species have ...

Author(s) : Wang Jia; Duan XuChu; Wang YaoZhou; Sheng JiaJing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.32

14. Maize plant (Zea mays) uptake of organophosphorus and novel brominated flame retardants from hydroponic cultures.

The root uptake and root-shoot translocation of seven organophosphorus flame retardants (OPFRs) and four novel brominated flame retardants (NBFRs) were assessed in this investigation using hydroponic grown maize plants (Zea mays). Three initial liquid concentrations for each considered compound...

Author(s) : Bonato, T.; Beggio, G.; Pivato, A.; Piazza, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 4 ref.94

15. Alteration in soil arsenic dynamics and toxicity to sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) in response to phosphorus in different textured soils.

Being analogue to arsenic (As), phosphorus (P) may affect As dynamics in soil and toxicity to plants depending upon many soil and plant factors. Two sets of experiments were conducted to determine the effect of P on As fractionation in soils, its accumulation by plants and subsequent impact on...

Author(s) : Piracha, M. A.; Muhammad Ashraf; Shahzad, S. M.; Muhammad Imtiaz; Arif, M. S.; Rizwan, M. S.; Ahsan Aziz; Albasher, G.; Tu ShuXin; Saad Alkahtani; Awais Shakoor

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 4 ref.87

16. Exposure routes, bioaccumulation and toxic effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) on plants: a critical review.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are artificial persistent organic pollutants ubiquitous in ecosystem, and their bioaccumulation and adverse outcomes in plants have attracted extensive concerns. Here, we review the toxic effects of PFASs encountered by various plants from physiological,...

Author(s) : Li JiuYi; Sun Jing; Li PengYang

Publisher : Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environment International 2022 Vol.158 ref.103

17. Gamma radiation-induced synthesis of a novel chitosan/silver/Mn-Mg ferrite nanocomposite and its impact on cadmium accumulation and translocation in brassica plant growth.

Herein, a novel chitosan/silver/Mn0.5Mg0.5Fe2O4 (Cs/Ag/MnMgFe2O4) nanocomposite was synthesized with gamma irradiation assistant. The prepared Cs/Ag/MnMgFe2O4 nanocomposite was characterized via EDX, XRD, SEM, UV-vis spectroscopy. To evaluate the effects of soak low and high-dose nanocomposite on...

Author(s) : Maksoud, M. I. A. A.; Bekhit, M.; El-Sherif, D. M.; Sofy, A. R.; Sofy, M. R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.194 pp.306-316 ref.105

18. β-pinene alleviates arsenic (As)-induced oxidative stress by modulating enzymatic antioxidant activities in roots of Oryza sativa.

Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is a highly consumed staple crop worldwide, but abiotic/heavy metal stresses acting on the plant cause reduction in yield and quality, thereby impacting global food security. In the present study, we examined the effect of β-pinene against Arsenic (As)-induced oxidative...

Author(s) : Kaur, S.; Chowhan, N.; Padma Sharma; Rathee, S.; Singh, H. P.; Batish, D. R.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2022 Vol.229 ref.43

19. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal association boosted the arsenic resistance in crops with special responsiveness to rice plant.

Arsenic (As) is a potentially toxic metalloid classified as a group 1 carcinogen, released in the soil environment because of natural as well as different anthropogenic activities. The presence of excess As content in soil and irrigation water enhances the As accumulation in rice grains. Millions...

Author(s) : Debasis Mitra; Boya Saritha; Edappayil Janeeshma; Poonam Gusain; Khoshru, B.; Abo Nouh, F. A.; Anju Rani; Olatunbosun, A. N.; Janki Ruparelia; Aniruddh Rabari; Mosquera-Sánchez, L. P.; Rittick Mondal; Devvret Verma; Periyasamy Panneerselvam; Das Mohapatra, P. K.; Guerra Sierra, B. E.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Environmental and Experimental Botany 2022 Vol.193 ref.178

20. The behavior of heavy metals in relation to their influence on the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) symbiosis.

Heavy metals (HMs) concentration is continuously increasing in agricultural soils, mainly through anthropogenic activities. Among HMs, cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), and nickel (Ni) have shown more hazardous effects on living organs by bioaccumulation throughout the food chain. A pot experiment was...

Author(s) : Hammami, H.; Parsa, M.; Bayat, H.; Aminifard, M. H.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Environmental and Experimental Botany 2022 Vol.193 ref.43

21. The metallochaperone OsHIPP56 gene is required for cadmium detoxification in rice crops.

Rice (Oryza sativa), a paddy crop, is the major target of Cd contamination in farmland. Limiting Cd accumulation in rice crop and environment is a great challenge for managing cleaner production and food security. This report describes an uncharacterized metallochaperone family gene OsHIPP56 in...

Author(s) : Zhao YaNing; Wang MongQi; Li Chao; Cao HongWei; Rono, J. K.; Yang ZhiMin

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Environmental and Experimental Botany 2022 Vol.193 ref.47

22. Iron nanoparticles supported on N-doped carbon foam with honeycomb microstructure: an efficient potassium peroxymonosulfate activator for the degradation of fluoranthene in water and soil.

A promising technology was developed for the remediation of fluoranthene (FLT) contaminated water and soil. Specifically, iron nanoparticles supported on N-doped carbon foam (Fe@CF-N) was synthesized by in-situ impregnation and a unique calcination process using pine cone as the precursor. The...

Author(s) : Li ChangYu; Zhu YiFan; Zhang Ting; Nie YongXin; Shi WeiJie; Ai ShiYun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 1 ref.46

23. A sustainable phosphorus management in agriculture: assessing trade-offs between human health risks and nutritional yield regarding heavy metals in maize grain.

High-quality products in sustainable agriculture require both limited health risks and sufficient dietary nutrients. Phosphorus (P) as a finite and non-renewable resource is widely used in agriculture, usually exerting influence on the accumulation of heavy metals (HMs) in soil and crops. The...

Author(s) : Chen XiuXiu; Jiao JiaYu; Cao WenQing; Yu BaoGang; Liu YuMin; Zou ChunQin

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.203 ref.55

24. An assessment of integrated amendments of biochar and soil replacement on the phytotoxicity of metal(loid)s in rotated radish-soya bean-amaranth in a mining acidy soil.

Knowledge is insufficient on feasible remediation techniques to agricultural soils contaminated by multiple heavy metal(loid)s with elevated concentrations and extreme acidy from acid mine drainages (AMD). We aimed to elucidate the effect of integrated biochar (BC) and soil replacement on improving ...

Author(s) : Jian ShaoJun; Dai GuangLing; Zhou Jie; Liu JunGuang; Shu YueHong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 1 ref.58

25. Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel evodiamine and rutaecarpine derivatives against phytopathogenic fungi.

Evodiamine and rutaecarpine are two alkaloids isolated from traditional Chinese herbal medicine Evodia rutaecarpa, which have been reported to have various biological activities in past decades. To explore the potential applications for evodiamine and rutaecarpine alkaloids and their derivatives,...

Author(s) : Yang ChengJie; Li HaiXin; Wang JingRu; Zhang ZhiJun; Wu TianLin; Liu YingQian; Tang Chen; Chu QingRu; Du ShaSha; He YingHui

Publisher : Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France

Journal article : European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2022 Vol.227