Selenium in the Environment

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CRC Press, Jun 10, 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 480 pages
Discusses the biochemical and geological cycling of selenium (Se), its worldwide distribution, and the factors controlling its fate and transport within and between major environmental media, presenting a global assessment of selenium's complex environmental behaviour. The focus of this work is upon Se management and remediation strategies.
 

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Contents

Selenium in Plant and Animal Nutrition
29
Adsorption Volatilization and Speciation of Selenium
47
Field Investigations of Selenium Speciation Transformation
119
Geologic Origin and Pathways of Selenium from
139
Distribution and Mobility of Selenium in Groundivater
157
Chemical OxidationReduction Controls on Selenium Mobility
185
Kinetics of Selenium Uptake and Loss and Seasonal Cycling
223
Agroforestry Farming System for the Management of Selenium
237
Selenium Accumulation and Colonization of Plants in Soils
279
Vegetation Management Strategies for Remediation
327
Selenium Volatilization by Plants
343
Microbial Volatilization of Selenium from Soils
369
Biogeochemical Transformations of Selenium in Anoxic
389
Biochemistry of Selenium Metabolism by Thauera selenatis
421
Index
445
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