Location: Crop Systems & Global Change
Project Number: 8042-42000-015-01
Start Date: Sep 27, 2012
End Date: Jun 30, 2015
1) Develop or validate methods of analysis for inorganic As, Cd, and Pb in rice and rice products, and other foods such as lettuce, durum wheat, sunflower kernels, and carrot; 2) Identify soil and plants factors which influence accumulation of these elements in the edible part of crops; and 3) Identify management practices which can reduce levels of As, Cd, and Pb in edible parts of crops.