Microplastics as pollutants in agricultural soils

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Microplastics as pollutants in agricultural soils. / Kumar, Manish; Xiong, Xinni; He, Mingjing; Tsang, Daniel C W; Gupta, Juhi; Khan, Eakalak; Harrad, Stuart; Hou, Deyi; Ok, Yong Sik; Bolan, Nanthi S.

In: Environmental Pollution, Vol. 265, Part A, 114980, 10.2020.

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Kumar, M, Xiong, X, He, M, Tsang, DCW, Gupta, J, Khan, E, Harrad, S, Hou, D, Ok, YS & Bolan, NS 2020, 'Microplastics as pollutants in agricultural soils', Environmental Pollution, vol. 265, Part A, 114980. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114980

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Kumar, M., Xiong, X., He, M., Tsang, D. C. W., Gupta, J., Khan, E., Harrad, S., Hou, D., Ok, Y. S., & Bolan, N. S. (2020). Microplastics as pollutants in agricultural soils. Environmental Pollution, 265, Part A, [114980]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114980

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Kumar M, Xiong X, He M, Tsang DCW, Gupta J, Khan E et al. Microplastics as pollutants in agricultural soils. Environmental Pollution. 2020 Oct;265, Part A. 114980. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114980

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Kumar, Manish ; Xiong, Xinni ; He, Mingjing ; Tsang, Daniel C W ; Gupta, Juhi ; Khan, Eakalak ; Harrad, Stuart ; Hou, Deyi ; Ok, Yong Sik ; Bolan, Nanthi S. / Microplastics as pollutants in agricultural soils. In: Environmental Pollution. 2020 ; Vol. 265, Part A.

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title = "Microplastics as pollutants in agricultural soils",
abstract = "Microplastics (MPs) as emerging persistent pollutants have been a growing global concern. Although MPs are extensively studied in aquatic systems, their presence and fate in agricultural systems are not fully understood. In the agricultural soils, major causes of MPs pollution include application of biosolids and compost, wastewater irrigation, mulching film, polymer-based fertilizers and pesticides, and atmospheric deposition. The fate and dispersion of MPs in the soil environment are mainly associated with the soil characteristics, cultivation practices, and diversity of soil biota. Although there is emerging pollution of MPs in the soil environment, no standardized detection and quantification techniques are available. This study comprehensively reviews the sources, fate, and dispersion of MPs in the soil environment, discusses the interactions and effects of MPs on soil biota, and highlights the recent advancements in detection and quantification methods of MPs. The prospects for future research include biomagnification potency, cytotoxic effects on human/animals, nonlinear behavior in the soil environment, standardized analytical methods, best management practices, and global policies in the agricultural industry for the sake of sustainable development.",
keywords = "Agricultural systems, Analytical techniques, Environmental pollution, Microplastics, Soil health, Sustainable development",
author = "Manish Kumar and Xinni Xiong and Mingjing He and Tsang, {Daniel C W} and Juhi Gupta and Eakalak Khan and Stuart Harrad and Deyi Hou and Ok, {Yong Sik} and Bolan, {Nanthi S}",
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AU - He, Mingjing

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AU - Gupta, Juhi

AU - Khan, Eakalak

AU - Harrad, Stuart

AU - Hou, Deyi

AU - Ok, Yong Sik

AU - Bolan, Nanthi S

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N2 - Microplastics (MPs) as emerging persistent pollutants have been a growing global concern. Although MPs are extensively studied in aquatic systems, their presence and fate in agricultural systems are not fully understood. In the agricultural soils, major causes of MPs pollution include application of biosolids and compost, wastewater irrigation, mulching film, polymer-based fertilizers and pesticides, and atmospheric deposition. The fate and dispersion of MPs in the soil environment are mainly associated with the soil characteristics, cultivation practices, and diversity of soil biota. Although there is emerging pollution of MPs in the soil environment, no standardized detection and quantification techniques are available. This study comprehensively reviews the sources, fate, and dispersion of MPs in the soil environment, discusses the interactions and effects of MPs on soil biota, and highlights the recent advancements in detection and quantification methods of MPs. The prospects for future research include biomagnification potency, cytotoxic effects on human/animals, nonlinear behavior in the soil environment, standardized analytical methods, best management practices, and global policies in the agricultural industry for the sake of sustainable development.

AB - Microplastics (MPs) as emerging persistent pollutants have been a growing global concern. Although MPs are extensively studied in aquatic systems, their presence and fate in agricultural systems are not fully understood. In the agricultural soils, major causes of MPs pollution include application of biosolids and compost, wastewater irrigation, mulching film, polymer-based fertilizers and pesticides, and atmospheric deposition. The fate and dispersion of MPs in the soil environment are mainly associated with the soil characteristics, cultivation practices, and diversity of soil biota. Although there is emerging pollution of MPs in the soil environment, no standardized detection and quantification techniques are available. This study comprehensively reviews the sources, fate, and dispersion of MPs in the soil environment, discusses the interactions and effects of MPs on soil biota, and highlights the recent advancements in detection and quantification methods of MPs. The prospects for future research include biomagnification potency, cytotoxic effects on human/animals, nonlinear behavior in the soil environment, standardized analytical methods, best management practices, and global policies in the agricultural industry for the sake of sustainable development.

KW - Agricultural systems

KW - Analytical techniques

KW - Environmental pollution

KW - Microplastics

KW - Soil health

KW - Sustainable development

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