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arsenic, rice, plant nutrition, agronomic sustainability, inorganic contaminant residues in wildlife and agronomic food-chains

1988 …2020

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2016

Perspective: City farming needs monitoring

Meharg, A. A., 17 Mar 2016, In : Nature. 531, 7594, p. S60 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Urinary Arsenic Speciation in Children and Pregnant Women from Spain

Signes-Pastor, A. J., Carey, M., Vioque, J., Navarrete-Muñoz, E. M., Rodríguez-Dehli, C., Tardón, A., Begoña-Zubero, M., Santa-Marina, L., Vrijheid, M., Casas, M., Llop, S., Gonzalez-Palacios, S. & Meharg, A. A., 12 Aug 2016, In : Exposure and Health. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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13 Citations (Scopus)
158 Downloads (Pure)

Validating the use of intrinsic markers in body feathers to identify inter‑individual differences in non‑breeding areas of northern fulmars

Quinn, L. R., Meharg, A. A., van Franeker, J. A., Graham, I. M. & Thompson, P. M., Mar 2016, In : Marine Biology. 163, 12 p., 64.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
249 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Cadmium and lead in vegetable and fruit produce selected from specific regional areas of the UK

Norton, G. J., Deacon, C. M., Mestrot, A., Feldmann, J., Jenkins, P., Baskaran, C. & Meharg, A. A., 15 Nov 2015, In : The Science of the total environment. 533, p. 520-527 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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34 Citations (Scopus)
851 Downloads (Pure)

In utero exposure to cigarette chemicals induces sex-specific disruption of one-carbon metabolism and DNA methylation in the human fetal liver

Drake, A. J., O'Shaughnessy, P. J., Bhattacharya, S., Monteiro, A., Kerrigan, D., Goetz, S., Raab, A., Rhind, S. M., Sinclair, K. D., Meharg, A. A., Feldmann, J. & Fowler, P. A., 29 Jan 2015, In : BMC Medicine. 13, 1, 12 p., 18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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40 Citations (Scopus)
322 Downloads (Pure)

Protecting global soil resources for ecosystem services

Zhu, Y. G. & Meharg, A. A., 01 May 2015, In : Ecosystem Health and Sustainability. 1, 3, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Rethinking Rice Preparation for Highly Efficient Removal of Inorganic Arsenic Using Percolating Cooking Water

Carey, M., Jiujin, X., Gomes Farias, J. & Meharg, A. A., 22 Jul 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 7, 12 p., e0131608.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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27 Citations (Scopus)
308 Downloads (Pure)
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100 Citations (Scopus)
616 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Age-Associated Changes of Brain Copper, Iron, and Zinc in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Graham, S. F., Nasaruddin, M. B., Carey, M., Holscher, C., McGuinness, B., Kehoe, P. G., Love, S., Passmore, P., Elliott, C. T., Meharg, A. A. & Green, B. D., 13 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD. 42, 4, p. 1407-1413

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Age-associated trace element changes in brain tissue from cases of mild and severe Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

Graham, S. F., Bin Nasaruddin, M., Carey, M., Holscher, C., McGuiness, B., Kehoe, P. G., Love, S., Passmore, P., Elliott, C. T., Meharg, A. & Green, B. D., 26 Mar 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

A review on completing arsenic biogeochemical cycle: Microbial volatilization of arsines in environment

Wang, P., Sun, G., Jia, Y., Meharg, A. A. & Zhu, Y., 01 Feb 2014, In : Journal of Environmental Sciences. 26, 2, p. 371-381 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Citations (Scopus)

Conserved histidine of metal transporter AtNRAMP1 is crucial for optimal plant growth under manganese deficiency at chilling temperatures

Ihnatowicz, A., Siwinska, J., Meharg, A. A., Carey, M., Koornneef, M. & Reymond, M., Jun 2014, In : New Phytologist. 202, 4, p. 1173-1183 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Consistency of arsenic speciation in global tobacco products with implications for health and regulation

Campbell, R. C. J., Stephens, W. E. & Meharg, A. A., 11 Dec 2014, In : Tobacco induced diseases. 12, 8 p., 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
267 Downloads (Pure)

Genome Wide Association Mapping of Grain Arsenic, Copper, Molybdenum and Zinc in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Grown at Four International Field Sites

Norton, G. J., Douglas, A., Lahner, B., Yakubova, E., Guerinot, M. L., Pinson, S. R. M., Tarpley, L., Eizenga, G. C., McGrath, S. P., Zhao, F-J., Islam, M. R., Islam, S., Duan, G., Zhu, Y., Salt, D. E., Meharg, A. A. & Price, A. H., 25 Feb 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 2, 12 p., 89685.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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98 Citations (Scopus)
266 Downloads (Pure)

Lead in rice: Analysis of baseline lead levels in market and field collected rice grains

Norton, G. J., Williams, P. N., Adomako, E. E., Price, A. H., Zhu, Y., Zhao, F-J., McGrath, S., Deacon, C. M., Villada, A., Sommella, A., Lu, Y., Ming, L., De Silva, P. M. C. S., Brammer, H., Dasgupta, T., Islam, M. R. & Meharg, A. A., 01 Jul 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 485-486, p. 428-434 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Sprinkler irrigation of rice fields reduces grain arsenic but enhances cadmium

Moreno-Jimenez, E., Meharg, A. A., Smolders, E., Manzano, R., Becerra, D., Sanchez-Llerena, J., Albarran, A. & Lopez-Pinero, A., 01 Jul 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 485-486, p. 468-473 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

Trait directed de novo population transcriptome dissects genetic regulation of a balanced polymorphism in phosphorus nutrition/arsenate tolerance in a wild grass Holcus lanatus

Meharg, C., Khan, B., Norton, G., Deacon, C., Johnson, D., Reinhardt, R., Huettel, B. & Meharg, A. A., Jan 2014, In : New Phytologist. 201, 1, p. 144-154 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
319 Downloads (Pure)

Urinary excretion of arsenic following rice consumption

Meharg, A. A., Williams, P. N., Deacon, C. M., Norton, G. J., Hossain, M., Louhing, D., Marwa, E., Lawgalwi, Y., Taggart, M., Cascio, C. & Haris, P., Nov 2014, In : Environmental Pollution. 194, p. 181-187 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A balanced polymorphism in biomass resource allocation controlled by phosphate in grasses screened through arsenate tolerance

Khan, B. M., Deacon, C., Meharg (nee Reiff), C., Norton, G., Johnson, D. & Meharg, A. A., Dec 2013, In : Environmental and Experimental Botany. 96, p. 43-51 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Alternate wetting and drying irrigation for rice in Bangladesh: Is it sustainable and has plant breeding something to offer?

Price, A. H., Norton, G. J., Salt, D. E., Ebenhoeh, O., Meharg, A. A., Meharg (nee Reiff), C., Islam, M. R., Sarna, R. N., Dasgupta, T., Ismail, A. M., McNally, K. L., Zhang, H., Dodd, I. C. & Davies, W. J., Sep 2013, In : Food Energy and Security. 2, 2, p. 120-129 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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42 Citations (Scopus)
552 Downloads (Pure)

Arsenic and selenium mobilisation from organic matter treated mine spoil with and without inorganic fertilisation

Moreno-Jiménez, E., Clemente, R., Mestrot, A. & Meharg, A. A., Feb 2013, In : Environmental Pollution. 173, null, p. 238-244 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic Speciation and Localization in Horticultural Produce Grown in a Historically Impacted Mining Region

Norton, G., Deacon, C., Mestrot, A., Feldmann, J., Jenkins, P., Baskaran, C. & Meharg, A. A., 18 Jun 2013, In : Environmental science & technology. 47, 12, p. 6164-6172 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of organic matter amendment, arsenic amendment and water management regime on rice grain arsenic species

Norton, G. J., Adomako, E. E., Deacon, C. M., Carey, A-M., Price, A. H. & Meharg, A. A., Jun 2013, In : Environmental Pollution. 177, p. 38-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Citations (Scopus)

Methylated Arsenic Species in Rice: Geographical Variation, Origin, and Uptake Mechanisms

Zhao, F-J., Zhu, Y-G. & Meharg, A. A., 07 May 2013, In : Environmental science & technology. 47, 9, p. 3957-3966 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

149 Citations (Scopus)

Milling plant and soil material in plastic tubes over-estimates carbon and under-estimates nitrogen concentrations

Smith, S. W., Robertson, A. H. J., Meharg, A. A., Pakeman, R. J., Johnson, D., Woodin, S. J. & van der Wal, R., Aug 2013, In : Plant and Soil. 369, 1-2, p. 509-513 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Poisoning from lead gunshot: still a threat to wild waterbirds in Britain

Newth, J. L., Cromie, R. L., Brown, M. J., Delahay, R. J., Meharg, A. A., Deacon, C., Norton, G. J., O'Brien, M. F. & Pain, D. J., Apr 2013, In : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF WILDLIFE RESEARCH. 59, 2, p. 195-204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Total arsenic, inorganic arsenic, and other elements concentrations in Italian rice grain varies with origin and type

Sommella, A., Deacon, C., Norton, G., Pigna, M., Violante, A. & Meharg, A. A., Oct 2013, In : Environmental Pollution. 181, p. 38-43 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in Rice Cadmium Related to Human Exposure

Meharg, A. A., Norton, G., Deacon, C., Williams, P., Adomaka, E., Price, A., Zhu, Y., Li, G., Zhao, FJ., McGrath, S., Villada, A., Sommella, A., De Silva, P. M. C. S., Brammer, H., Dasgupta, T. & Islam, M. R., 04 Jun 2013, In : Environmental science & technology. 47, 11, p. 5613-5618

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

198 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A review of recent developments in the speciation and location of arsenic and selenium in rice grain

Carey, A-M., Lombi, E., Donner, E., de Jonge, M. D., Punshon, T., Jackson, B. P., Guerinot, M. L., Price, A. H. & Meharg, A. A., Apr 2012, In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 402, 10, p. 3275-3286 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

54 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic & Rice

Meharg, A. A. & Zhao, F. J., 2012, Springer. 171 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

50 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic in Rice Grown in Low-Arsenic Environments in Bangladesh

Islam, M. R., Brammer, H., Rahman, G. K. M. M., Raab, A., Jahiruddin, M., Solaiman, A. R. M., Meharg, A. A. & Norton, G. J., Dec 2012, In : Water Quality, Exposure and Health . 4, 4, p. 197-208 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biogeochemical relationships of arsenic in the Haor Basin of Bangladesh

Chowdhury, M. T. A. & Meharg, A. A., 2012, Understanding the Geological and Medical Interface of Arsenic, As 2012 - 4th International Congress: Arsenic in the Environment. p. 52-53 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Effect of heating vermiculites on extractability of phosphorus and some essential plant micronutrients

Marwa, E. M. M., Meharg, A. A. & Rice, C. M., Sep 2012, In : Clays & Clay Minerals. 47, 3, p. 365-371 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of organic fertilization practiced in paddy soils in Bangladesh on arsenic dynamics

Hossain, M., Mestrot, A., Norton, G. J., Deacon, C. M., Meharg, A. A. & Hossain, M., 16 Aug 2012, Understanding the Geological and Medical Interface of Arsenic, As 2012 - 4th International Congress: Arsenic in the Environment. p. 106-107 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Essential and toxic elements in infant foods from Spain, UK, China and USA

Carbonell-Barrachina, Á. A., Ramírez-Gandolfo, A., Wu, X., Norton, G. J., Burló, F., Deacon, C. & Meharg, A. A., 22 Aug 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 14, 9, p. 2447-2455 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

First comprehensive peat depositional records for tin, lead and copper associated with the antiquity of Europe's largest cassiterite deposits

Meharg, A. A., Edwards, K. J., Schofield, J. E., Raab, A., Feldmann, J., Moran, A., Bryant, C. L., Thornton, B. & Dawson, J. J. C., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 39, 3, p. 717-727 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Grain Accumulation of Selenium Species in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Carey, A-M., Scheckel, K. G., Lombi, E., Newville, M., Choi, Y., Norton, G. J., Price, A. H. & Meharg, A. A., 15 May 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 10, p. 5557-5564 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogeochemistry and Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater in the Haor Basins of Bangladesh

Chowdhury, M. T. A., Meharg, A. A., Deacon, C., Hossain, M. & Norton, G. J., Jun 2012, In : Water Quality, Exposure and Health . 4, 2, p. 67-78 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Identification of quantitative trait loci for rice grain element composition on an arsenic impacted soil: Influence of flowering time on genetic loci

Norton, G. J., Duan, G. -L., Lei, M., Zhu, Y. -G., Meharg, A. A. & Price, A. H., 2012, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 161, 1, p. 46-56 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Inorganic arsenic contents in rice-based infant foods from Spain, UK, China and USA

Carbonell-Barrachina, A. A., Wu, X., Ramírez-Gandolfo, A., Norton, G. J., Burló, F., Deacon, C. & Meharg, A. A., Apr 2012, In : Environmental Pollution. 163, p. 77-83 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Citations (Scopus)

Methylated arsenic species in plants originate from soil microorganisms

Lomax, C., Liu, W-J., Wu, L., Xue, K., Xiong, J., Zhou, J., McGrath, S. P., Meharg, A. A., Miller, A. J. & Zhao, F-J., Feb 2012, In : New Phytologist. 193, 3, p. 665-672 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

197 Citations (Scopus)

Risk assessment of potentially toxic elements in agricultural soils and maize tissues from selected districts in Tanzania

Marwa, E. M. M., Meharg, A. A. & Rice, C. M., 01 Feb 2012, In : The Science of the total environment. 416, p. 180-6 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial Heterogeneity and Kinetic Regulation of Arsenic Dynamics in Mangrove Sediments: The Sundarbans, Bangladesh

Hossain, M., Williams, P. N., Mestrot, A., Norton, G. J., Deacon, C. M. & Meharg, A. A., 21 Aug 2012, In : Environmental science & technology. 46, 16, p. 8645-8652 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial Heterogeneity and Kinetic Regulation of Arsenic Dynamics in Mangrove Sediments: The Sundarbans, Bangladesh (vol 46, pg 8645, 2012)

Sumon, M. H., Williams, P. N., Mestrot, A., Norton, G. J., Deacon, C. M. & Meharg, A. A., 18 Sep 2012, In : Environmental science & technology. 46, 18, p. 10380-10380 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Variation in grain arsenic assessed in a diverse panel of rice (Oryza sativa) grown in multiple sites

Norton, G. J., Pinson, S. R. M., Alexander, J., McKay, S., Hansen, H., Duan, G-L., Rafiqul Islam, M., Islam, S., Stroud, J. L., Zhao, F-J., McGrath, S. P., Zhu, Y-G., Lahner, B., Yakubova, E., Guerinot, M. L., Tarpley, L., Eizenga, G. C., Salt, D. E., Meharg, A. A. & Price, A. H., Feb 2012, In : The New phytologist. 193, 3, p. 650-64 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Accessory minerals and potentially toxic elements in Tanzanian vermiculites with respect to agricultural applications

Marwa, E. M. M., Meharg, A. A. & Rice, C. M., Jan 2011, In : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 42, 10, p. 1123-1142 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A field and reactive transport model study of arsenic in a basaltic rock aquifer

Sigfusson, B., Gislason, S. R. & Meharg, A. A., Apr 2011, In : Applied Geochemistry. 26, 4, p. 553-564 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic is not stored as arsenitephytochelatin complexes in the seaweeds Fucus spiralis and Hizikia fusiforme

Wood, B. A., Miyashita, S., Kaise, T., Raab, A., Meharg, A. A. & Feldmann, J., 2011, In : Environmental Chemistry Letters. 8, 1, p. 30-43 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the Labile Arsenic Pool in Contaminated Paddy Soils by Isotopic Dilution Techniques and Simple Extractions

Stroud, J. L., Khan, M. A., Norton, G. J., Islam, M. R., Dasgupta, T., Zhu, Y-G., Price, A. H., Meharg, A. A., McGrath, S. P. & Zhao, F-J., 15 May 2011, In : Environmental science & technology. 45, 10, p. 4262-4269 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)