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Table 2 Evidence of PAH, PCB and PFC in crops harvested from soils treated with organic materials

From: Evidence of uptake of different pollutants in plants harvested from soil treated and fertilized with organic materials as source of soil nutrients from developing countries

CropsPAH, PCB and PFCOrganic amendment/planting methodAuthors
Agricu bisporusAnthracene, pyrene, fluoranthene, and phenanthreneCompost[82]
Lycopersicum esculentusDimethyphthalate and diethylphthalateBiosolids[83]
Cucumis sativusPhenantherene,pyrene, flouranthene, benzo[a] anthracene, chrysene, indeno[1,2,3,cd] pyrene, benzo[a]pyreneRhizophere soil[84]
Beta vulgaris L.
Allium cepa L.
Lactuca sativaPerfluoroctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctane sulphonamideCompost[85]
Spinacia oleraceaBenzo(k) flouranthene and benzo[a] pyreneWaste-water irrigation[86]
Zea maysAcenaphthene and floureneSewage[74]
Brassica oleraceaBenzo(k) flouranthene and benzo[a] pyreneWaste-water irrigation[86]
Daucus carotaPerfluoroctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctane sulphonamideCompost[85]
Capsicum annuumPhenantrene and Benzo[a]antraceneWaste-water irrigation[87]