Cu, Zn, and Cd Availability in a Sludge-Amended Soil Under Controlled pH and Redox Potential Conditions

  • R. P. Gambrell
  • W. H. PatrickJr.
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 74)


Disposal of sewage sludge and similar waste by land application has been practiced on a small scale in Europe and in this country for 100 years and longer. Only during the last 15 years has the application of municipal sludge to agricultural soils gained widespread research attention and considerable acceptance as a method of waste disposal and resource utilization.


Redox Potential Sewage Sludge Plant Availability Hydrous Iron Oxide Municipal Sludge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. P. Gambrell
  • W. H. PatrickJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Wetland Soils and Sediments, Center for Wetland ResourcesLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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