Heavy Metal Contents in Soils and Vegetables of Southern Russia

  • A. F. Tumanyan
  • N. A. Shcherbakova
  • F. Tusaint
  • A. P. Seliverstova
  • N. V. TyutyumaEmail author

Test results for heavy-metal contents in light-brown soils of the southern Russian Federation are presented. The accumulation of heavy metals in biomass of vegetables, in particular onion bulbs, beet roots, carrots, and potato tubers, grown with drip irrigation on this soil type is analyzed.


light-brown soil heavy metals vegetables beets carrots potatoes onion bulbs biomass arid zone 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. F. Tumanyan
    • 1
  • N. A. Shcherbakova
    • 2
  • F. Tusaint
    • 1
  • A. P. Seliverstova
    • 2
  • N. V. Tyutyuma
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.People’s Friendship University of RussiaMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Caspian Scientific-Research Institute of Arid AgricultureAstrakhanRussia

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