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    • Immobilization and phytotoxicity reduction of heavy metals in serpentine soil using biochar 

      Herath, I.; Rajakaruna, N.; Kumarathilaka, P.; Navaratne, A.; Vithanage, M. (Springer, 2015)
      Purpose: Serpentine soils derived from ultramafic rocks release elevated concentrations of toxic heavy metals into the environment. Hence, crop plants cultivated in or adjacent to serpentine soil may experience reduced ...
    • Plant growth promotion by Bradyrhizobium japonicum under heavy metal stress 

      Seneviratne, M.; Rajakaruna, N.; Gunaratne, S.; Bandara, T.; Weerasundara, L. (Elsevier, 2016)
      The increase in usage of heavy metals in different industrial activities causes their existence in effluents. Excessive concentrations of these heavy metals pollute soil and water. Heavy metals cause toxicities and other ...
    • Ultramafic geoecology of South and Southeast Asia 

      Galey, M.L.; Rajakaruna, N.; Van der Ent, A.; Iqbal, M.C.M. (Springer, 2017)
      Globally, ultramafic outcrops are renowned for hosting floras with high levels of endemism, including plants with specialised adaptations such as nickel or manganese hyperaccumulation. Soils derived from ultramafic regoliths ...