Multitracer study on the behavior of various elements in atmosphere plant-systems

T. Shinonaga, S. Ambe, S. Enomoto, H. Maeda, M. Iwamoto, T. Watanabe, I. Yamaguchi

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The direct absorption of atmospheric elements via soybean leaves has been studied using a radioactive multitracer technique. Soybean was cultivated until it bore seeds in a box under no-rain conditions and with introduction of multitracer-adsorbed cellulose powders. The radioactive nuclides of 40 elements were produced from Au target irradiated with 14N, and the nuclides with relatively long half-life of the elements Sc, Mn, Co, As, Se, Rb, Sr, Y, Eu, Gd, Yb, Re, and Ir were dominantly observed in each part of soybean plant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-172
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pollution
  • Spectroscopy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis


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