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Enhanced transfer of arsenic to grain for Bangladesh grown rice compared to US and EU

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  • Eureka E Adomako
  • A R M Solaiman
  • Paul N Williams
  • Claire Deacon
  • G K M M Rahman
  • Andrew A Meharg
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2009
<mark>Journal</mark>Environment International
Issue number3
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)476-479
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


A field survey was conducted in arsenic impacted and non-impacted paddies of Bangladesh to assess how arsenic levels in rice (Oryza sativa L.) grain are related to soil and shoot concentrations. Ten field sites from an arsenic contaminated tubewell irrigation region (Faridpur) were compared to 10 field sites from a non-affected region (Gazipur). Analysis of the overall data set found that both grain and shoot total arsenic concentrations were highly correlated (P