TITLE

Soil nanoparticles are a new concern

PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
California Farmer;Nov2012, Vol. 295 Issue 11, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study conducted by environmental scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara, California, on soybeans grown in soil contaminated by two manufactured nanomaterials (MNMs) including zinc oxide and cerium oxide. According to the study, the MMS are basically sourced from cosmetics, sunscreens or lotions, and catalytic converters which ultimately get accumulated in the agricultural soil and could severely affect the yield of he crop. INSET: Key Points.
ACCESSION #
83433163

 

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