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Table 3 Evidence of trace metals in crops harvested from soil 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

CropsBioaccumulated trace metalsOrganic amendment/planting methodZnAuthors
Agaricus bisporusCr, Mn, Co and ZnChicken compost[121]
Lycopersicum esculentusCd and HgCowdung[122]
Cucumis sativusCd, Cu, Pb and ZnGreen manure and compost[97]
Lactuca sativaMn, Zn, Cu and HgShrimp farm effluents[123]
Spinacia oleraceaCd, Pb and ZnWastewater and sludge, paper mill sewage, municipal solid waste[124,125,126,127]
Vigna unguiculataCd, Pb, Cr, Zn and CuWaste dump soil[128]
Raphanus raphanistrumSe, As and ZnMunicipal solid waste[129]
Brassica oleraceaCr, Ni, Cu, Zn, Mo, Cd and PbSewage sludge and chicken Manure[130]
Brassica oleracea L. var. BotrytisPb and CdBrewery sludge[131]
Beta vulgaris L.Cd, Pb and ZnWheat straw and municipalities wastewater[132]
Abelmoschus esculentusPbBattery recycling waste[133]
Capsicum annuumZnTreated urban sewage
Yardwaste, sewage sludge and chicken manure
Allium cepa L.ZnHome garden[136]
Allium fistulosumCd and PbUrban waste[137]