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2010 (Vol. 2, Issue: 4)
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How Can Soil Electrical Conductivity Measurements Control Soil Pollution?

M.R. Seifi, R. Alimardani and A. Sharifi
Corresponding Author:  Mohammad Reza 

Key words:  EC detector, environmental effect, soil electrical conductivity, soil pollution, , ,
Vol. 2 , (4): Page No: 235-238
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2010 May, 20 2010 June, 04 2010 October, 05

Soil pollution results from the build up of contaminants, toxic compounds, radioactive materials, salts, chemicals and cancer-causing agents. The most common soil pollutants are hydrocarbons, heavy metals (cadmium, lead, chromium, copper, zinc, mercury and arsenic), herbicides, pesticides, oils, tars, PCBs and dioxins. Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) is one of the soil physical properties w hich have a good relationship with the other soil characteristics. As measuring soil electrical conductivity is easier, less expensive and faster than other soil properties measurements, using a detector that can do on the go soil EC measurements is a good tool for obtaining useful information about soil pollution condition.
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M.R. Seifi, R. Alimardani and A. Sharifi, 2010. How Can Soil Electrical Conductivity Measurements Control Soil Pollution?.  Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 2(4): Page No: 235-238.
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