Metals in Human Diets: Managing Soil to Reduce Toxins and Biofortify Micronutrients in Edible Plant Parts

Tuesday, November 3, 2009: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM
Convention Center, Room 329, Third Floor
Sarah E. J. Beebout
10:00 AM
Soil Zn Availability Decreases with Redox Potential in Anaerobic Stirred Slurries.
Oliver B. Castillo, Intl. Rice Res. Inst. (IRRI); Sarah E. J. Beebout, Intl. Rice Res. Inst. (IRRI)
10:30 AM
Total Grain-Arsenic and Arsenic-Species Concentrations in Rice as Impacted by Genotype and Water Management.
Tushara R. Pillai, Texas A&M Univ.; Wengui Yan, Dale Bumpers Natl. Rice Res. Center; Hesham A. Agrama, Univ. of Arkansas; William D. James, Center of Chemical Characterization and Analysis; Amir M. Ibrahim, Texas A&M Univ.; Terry J. Gentry, Texas A&M Univ.; Anna M. McClung, Dale Bumpers Natl. Rice Res. Center; Richard H. Loeppert, Texas A&M Univ.
10:45 AM
Silicate Mineral Impacts On Arsenic Accumulation in Rice.
Angelia Seyfferth, Stanford Univ.; Scott Fendorf, Stanford Univ.
11:00 AM
Potential Availability of Fertilized Selenium Species in Field Capacity and Submerged Soils as Measured by An Isotopic Dilution Technique.
Lakmalie Premarathna, Univ. of Adelaide; M.J. McLaughlin, CSIRO Land and Water/Univ. of Adelaide; Jason Kirby, CSIRO; Ganga Hettiarachchi, Kansas State Univ.; Dougless Beak, CSIRO; David Chittleborough, Univ. of Adelaide; Samuel Stacey, Univ. of Adelaide
11:15 AM