EFFECTS OF PHOSPHORUS ADDITIONS ON LEAD AND MERCURIUM BIOAVAILABILITIES IN A CONTAMINATED SOIL

Authors

  • M. J. A. Armelin
  • A. R. Trevizam
  • M. L. S. Silva
  • M. Saiki
  • V. A. Maihara

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18011/bioeng2014v8n3p255-262

Keywords:

contamination, lettuce, imobilization

Abstract

The soils enriched with elements potentially toxic (EPT) have limited use for agricultural purposes. In this case, the corresponding site should be isolated and then procedures for decontamination or stabilization of EPT in the soils must be applied. The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of adding different rates of phosphate on the bioavailability of mercury (Hg) and lead (Pb) in a contaminated soil, using lettuce grown on this soil. For this, different phosphorus rates were used to control bioavailability of Hg and Pb, in lettuce plants. The element concentrations were analyzed by instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA), and the results were compared to control treatment to verify the reduction of absorption of Hg and Pb. The Hg concentration in shoots decreased with the application of 250 mg kg-1 of P and Pb with the application of 250 to 1000 mg kg-1 of P. The accumulation of Hg and Pb in shoots of lettuce increased as a function of P demonstrating the inefficiency of application of P in the absorption of these elements.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

AGBENIN, J.O.; DANKOA, M.; WELP, G. Soil and vegetable compositional relationships of eight potentially toxic metals in urban garden fields from northern Nigeria.

Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, v. 89, p. 49–54, 2009.

ALLOWAY, B.J. Heavy metals in soils. 2. ed. London: Blackie Academic & Professional, 1995. 368 p.

BASTA, N.T.; GRADWOHL, R.; SNETHEN, K.L.; SCHRODER, J.L. Chemical immobilization of lead, zinc and cadmium in smelter- ontaminated soils using biosolids and rock phosphate. Journal Environment Quality, v. 30, p. 1222-1230, 2001.

BOLAN, NS.; ADRIANO, P.; DURAISAMY, P.; MANI, A.; ARULMOZHISELVAN, K. Immobilization and phytoavailability of cadmium in variable charge soils. I. Effect of phosphate addition. Plant and Soil, v. 250, p. 83-94, 2003.

CAMELO, L.G.L.; MIGUEZ, S.R.; MARBÁN, L. Heavy metals input with phosphate fertilizers used in Argentina. The Science of the Total environment, v. 204, p. 245-250, 1997.

CHEN, S.; XU, M.; MA, Y.; YANG, J. Evaluation of different phosphate amendments on availability of metals in contaminated soil. Ecotoxicology Environmental Safety, v. 67, p. 278-85, 2007.

COSTA, C.A.; CASALI, V.W.D.; RUIZ, H.A.; JORDÃO, C.P.; CECON, P.R. Teor de metais pesados e produção de alface adubada com composto de lixo urbano. Horticultura Brasileira, v. 19 n. 1, p. 10-16, 2001.

COSTA, C.A.; CASALI, V.W.D.; LOURES, E.G. Teor de metais pesados em alface (Lactuca sativa L.) adubada com composto orgânico de lixo urbano. Revista Ceres, v. 41, p. 629-640, 1994.

DU, X.; ZHU, Y.G.; LIU, W.J.; ZHAO, X.S. Uptake of mercury (Hg) by seedlings of rice (Oryza sativa L.) grown in solution culture and interactions with arsenate uptake. Environmental and Experimental Botany, v. 54, n. 1, p. 1-7, 2005.

HETTIARACHCHI, G.M.; PIERZYNSKI, G.M. In situ stabilization of soil lead using phosphorus and manganese oxide: Influence of plant growth. Journal Environmental Quality, v. 31, p. 564-572, 2002.

KPONBLEKOU, A.; TABATABAI, M. Metal contents of phosphate rocks. Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analyse, v. 26, p. 2781-2882, 1994.

LINDQVIST, O.; JOHANSSON, K.; AASTRUP, M.; ANDERSSON, A.; BRINGMARK, L.; HOVSENIUS, G.; HÄKANSON, L.; IVERFELDT, A.; MEILI, M.; TIMM, B. Mercury in the swedish environment – Recent research on causes, consequences and corrective methods. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, v. 55, p. 1-2, 1991.

MACHADO, S.S.; BUENO, P.R.M.; OLIVEIRA, M.B.; MOURA, C.J. Concentração de chumbo em alface cultivada com diferentes adubos orgânicos. Revista Brasileira de Produtos Agroindustriais, v. 10, n. 1, p. 63-70, 2008.

McGOWEN, S.L.; BASTA, N.T.; BROWN, G.O. Use of diammonnium phosphate to reduce heavy metal solubility and transport in smelter-contaminated soil. Journal Environmental Quality, v. 30, p. 493-500, 2001.

SANTOS, I.C.; CASALI, V.N.D.; MIRANDA, G.V. Comportamento de dez cultivares de alface adubadas com composto de lixo urbano. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, v. 33, n. 2, p. 157-161, 1998.

SILVA, M.L.S.; VITTI, G.C.; TREVIZAM, A.R. Concentração de metais pesados em grãos de plantas cultivadas em solo com diferentes níveis de contaminação. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, v. 42, n. 4, p. 527-535, 2007.

STERTZ, S.C.; FREITAS, R.J.S.; Rosa, M.I.; Penteado, P.T.P.S. Qualidade nutricional e contaminantes de alface (Lactuca sativa l.) convencional, orgânica e hidropônica. Visão Acadêmica, v. 6, n. 1, p. 51-59, 2005.

TREVIZAM, A.R.; VILLANUEVA, F.C.A.; MURAOKA, T.; NASCIMENTO FILHO, V.F.; ABREU JUNIOR, C.H. Aplicação de fósforo para imobilização química do cádmio em solo contaminado. Química Nova, v. 33, n. 6, p. 1235-1241, 2010.

ZHAO, X.; WANG, D. Mercury in some chemical fertilizers and the effect of calcium superphosphate on mercury uptake by corn seedlings (Zea mays L.). Journal of Environmental Sciences, v. 22, n.8, p. 1184–1188, 2010.

ZHU, Y.G.; CHEN, S.B.; YANG, J.C. Effects of soil amendments on lead uptake by two vegetable crops from a lead-contaminated soil from Anhui, China. Environmental International, v. 30, p.:351-356, 2004.

ZWONITZWER, J.C.; PIERZYNSKI, G.M.; HETTIARACHCHI, G.M. Effects of phosphorus additions on lead, cadmium, and zinc bioavailabilities in metal-contaminated soil. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, v. 143, n. 1-4, p. 193-209, 2003.

Downloads

Published

2014-12-08

How to Cite

ARMELIN, M. J. A.; TREVIZAM, A. R.; SILVA, M. L. S.; SAIKI, M.; MAIHARA, V. A. EFFECTS OF PHOSPHORUS ADDITIONS ON LEAD AND MERCURIUM BIOAVAILABILITIES IN A CONTAMINATED SOIL . Revista Brasileira de Engenharia de Biossistemas, Tupã, São Paulo, Brazil, v. 8, n. 3, p. 255–262, 2014. DOI: 10.18011/bioeng2014v8n3p255-262. Disponível em: https://seer.tupa.unesp.br/index.php/BIOENG/article/view/201. Acesso em: 1 dec. 2021.

Issue

Section

Articles