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Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident


ISBN: 978-4-431-54327-5 (Print) 978-4-431-54328-2 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-10

    The Overview of Our Research

  3. Chapter

    Pages 11-18

    Behavior of Radiocesium Adsorbed by the Leaves and Stems of Wheat Plant During the First Year After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident

  4. Chapter

    Pages 19-27

    Radiocesium Absorption by Rice in Paddy Field Ecosystems

  5. Chapter

    Pages 29-35

    Cesium Uptake in Rice: Possible Transporter, Distribution, and Variation

  6. Chapter

    Pages 37-48

    Time-Course Analysis of Radiocesium Uptake and Translocation in Rice by Radioisotope Imaging

  7. Chapter

    Pages 49-60

    Vertical Migration of Radiocesium Fallout in Soil in Fukushima

  8. Chapter

    Pages 61-72

    Radioactive Nuclides in Vegetables and Soil Resulting from Low-Level Radioactive Fallout After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident: Case Studies in Tokyo and Fukushima

  9. Chapter

    Pages 73-85

    Radioactivity in Agricultural Products in Fukushima

  10. Chapter

    Pages 87-95

    Changes in the Transfer of Fallout Radiocaesium from Pasture Harvested in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, to Cow Milk two Months After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident

  11. Chapter

    Pages 97-103

    Radiocesium Contamination of Marine Fish Muscle and Its Effective Elimination

  12. Chapter

    Pages 105-118

    Excretion of Cesium Through Potassium Transport Pathway in the Gills of a Marine Teleost

  13. Chapter

    Pages 119-129

    Contamination of Wild Animals: Effects on Wildlife in High Radioactivity Areas of the Agricultural and Forest Landscape

  14. Chapter

    Pages 131-142

    Remediation of Paddy Soil Contaminated by Radiocesium in Iitate Village in Fukushima Prefecture

  15. Chapter

    Pages 143-162

    Distribution of Radiocesium from the Radioactive Fallout in Fruit Trees

  16. Chapter

    Pages 163-176

    Mushrooms: Radioactive Contamination of Widespread Mushrooms in Japan

  17. Chapter

    Pages 177-186

    Diffusion and Transportation Dynamics of 137Cs Deposited on the Forested Area in Fukushima After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident in March 2011

  18. Chapter

    Pages 187-204

    Development of an Information Package of Radiation Risk in Beef After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident