Publications 2017

  1. Shahid, M., Khalid, M., Dumat, C., Khalid, S., Niazi, N.K., Imran, M., Bibi, I., Ahmad, I., Hammad, H.M., Tabassum, R.A., 2017. Arsenic Level and Risk Assessment of Groundwater in Vehari, Punjab Province, Pakistan. Exposure and Health DOI: 10.1007/s12403-017-0257-7.
  2. Niazi, N.K.*, 2017. Comment on the “Extensive arsenic contamination in high-pH unconfined aquifers in the Indus Valley”. Science Advances
  3. Mehmood, T., Bibi, I., Shahid, M., Niazi, N.K.*, Murtaza, B., Wang, H., Ok, Y.S., Sarkar, B., Javed, M.T., Murtaza, G. 2017. Effect of compost addition on arsenic uptake, morphological and physiological attributes of maize plants grown in contrasting soils. Journal of Geochemical Exploration
  4. Niazi, N.K.*, I. Bibi, A. Fatimah, M. Shahid, M.T. Javed, H. Wang, Y. Ok, S. Bashir, B. Murtaza, M.B. Shakoor. 2017. Phosphate-assisted phytoremediation of arsenic by Brassica napus and Brassica juncea: Morphological and physiological response. International Journal of Phytoremediation, DOI: 1080/15226514.2016.1278427.
  5. Ashraf, A., Bibi, I., Niazi, N.K., Ok, Y.S., Murtaza, G., Shahid, M., Kunhikrishnan, A., Li, D., Mahmood, T., 2017. Chromium(VI) sorption efficiency of acid-activated banana peel over organo-montmorillonite in aqueous solutions. International Journal of Phytoremediation,
  6. Shahid, M., Rafiq, M., Niazi, N.K., Dumat, C., Shamshad, S., Khalid, S., Bibi, I., 2017. Arsenic accumulation and physiological attributes of spinach in the presence of amendments: An implication to reduce health risk. Environmental Science and Pollution Research DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-9230-z.
  7. Awad, Y.M., Vithanage, M., Niazi, N.K., Rizwan, M., Rinklebe, J., Yang, J.E., Ok, Y.S., Lee, S.S., Potential toxicity of trace elements and nanomaterials to Chinese cabbage in arsenic- and lead-contaminated soil amended with biochars. Environmental Geochemistry and Health DOI: 10.1007/s10653-017-9989-3, 1-15.
  8. Shahid, M., Shamshad, S., Rafiq, M., Khalid, S., Bibi, I., Niazi, N.K., Dumat, C., Rashid, M.I., 2017. Chromium speciation, bioavailability, uptake, toxicity and detoxification in soil-plant system: A review. Chemosphere 178, 513-533.
  9. Rafiq, M., Shahid, M., Shamshad, S., Khalid, S., Niazi, N.K., Abbas, G., Saeed, M.F., Ali, M., Murtaza, B., 2017. A comparative study to evaluate efficiency of EDTA and calcium in alleviating arsenic toxicity to germinating and young Vicia faba seedlings. Journal of Soils and Sediments DOI: 10.1007/s11368-017-1693-5.
  10. Hussain, S., Akram, M., Abbas, G., Murtaza, B., Shahid, M., Shah, N.S., Bibi, I., Niazi, N.K., 2017. Arsenic tolerance and phytoremediation potential of Conocarpus erectus and Populus deltoides L. International Journal of Phytoremediation, DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2017.1303815 (Article in press).
  11. Igalavithana, A.D., Lee, S.S., Niazi, N.K., Lee, Y.-H., Kim, K.H., Park, J.-H., Moon, D.H., Ok, Y.S., 2017. Assessment of Soil Health in Urban Agriculture: Soil Enzymes and Microbial Properties. Sustainability 9, 310, DOI: 310.3390/su9020310.
  12. Igalavithana, A.D., Ok, Y.S., Niazi, N.K., Rizwan, M., Al-Wabel, M.I., Usman, A.R.A., Moon, D.H., Lee, S.S., 2017. Effect of corn residue biochar on hydraulic properties of sandy loam soil. Sustainability 9, 266, DOI: 210.3390/su9020266.
  13. Bibi, S., Farooqi, A., Yasmeen, A., Kamran, M.A., Niazi, N.K.* 2017. Arsenic and fluoride removal by potato peel and rice husk (PPRH) ash in aqueous environments. International Journal of Phytoremediation, DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2017.1319329
  14. Khalid, S., Shahid, M., Dumat, C., Niazi, N.K., Bibi, I., Bakhat, H.F.S.G., Abbas, G., Murtaza, B., Javeed, H.M.R., 2017. Influence of groundwater and wastewater irrigation on lead accumulation in soil and vegetables: Implications for health risk assessment and phytoremediation. International Journal of Phytoremediation, DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2017.1319330.
  15. Rafiq, M., Shahid, M., Abbas, G., Shamshad, S., Khalid, S., Niazi, N.K., Dumat, C., 2017. Comparative effect of calcium and EDTA on arsenic uptake and physiological attributes of Pisum sativum. International Journal of Phytoremediation (DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2016.1278426 (Article in press).
  16. Khalid, S., Shahid, M., Niazi, N.K., Murtaza, B., Bibi, I., Dumat, C., 2017. A comparison of technologies for remediation of heavy metal contaminated soils. Journal of Geochemical Exploration (In Press).
  17. Shahid, M., Dumat, C., Khalid, S., Schreck, E., Xiong, T., Niazi, N.K., 2017. Foliar heavy metal uptake, toxicity and detoxification in plants: A comparison of foliar and root metal uptake. Journal of Hazardous Materials 325, 36-58.
  18. Wu, W., Li, J., Lan, T., Müller, K., Niazi, N.K., Chen, X., Xu, S., Zheng, L., Chu, Y., Li, J., Yuan, G., Wang, H., 2017. Unraveling sorption of lead in aqueous solutions by chemically modified biochar derived from coconut fiber: A microscopic and spectroscopic investigation. Science of the Total Environment 576, 766-774.
  19. Shahid, M., Dumat, C., Khalid, S., Niazi, N.K., Antunes, P.M.C. 2017. Cadmium Bioavailability, Uptake, Toxicity and Detoxification in Soil-Plant System. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 241: 73-137 (Published in print 2017).
  1. Xiong T, Dumat C, Dappe V, Vezin H, Schreck E, Shahid M, Pierart A, Sobanska S. 2017. Copper Oxide Nanoparticle Foliar Uptake, Phytotoxicity, and Consequences for Sustainable Urban Agriculture. Environmental Science & Technology 51: 5242-5251.
  2. Sadaf J, Shah GA, Shahzad K, Ali N, Shahid M, Ali S, Hussain RA, Ahmed ZI, Traore B, Ismail IM .2017. Improvements in wheat productivity and soil quality can accomplish by co-application of biochars and chemical fertilizers. Science of The Total Environment 607: 715-724
  3. Rashid MI, Shahzad T, Shahid M, Imran M, Dhavamani J, Ismail IM, Basahi JM, Almeelbi T. Toxicity of iron oxide nanoparticles to grass litter decomposition in a sandy soil. Scientific Reports. 7, 41965
  4. Mombo S, Dumat C, Shahid M, Schreck E. 2017. A socio-scientific analysis of the environmental and health benefits as well as potential risks of cassava production and consumption. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 24(6): 5207–5221
  5. Rashid MI, Shahzad T, Shahid M, Ismail IM, Shah GM, Almeelbi T. Zinc oxide nanoparticles affect carbon and nitrogen mineralization of Phoenix dactylifera leaf litter in a sandy soil. Journal of Hazardous Materials 324: 298-305.
  6. Rashid MI, Mujawar LH, Mujallid MI, Shahid M, Rehan ZA, Khan MKI, Ismail IM .2017. Potent bactericidal activity of silver nanoparticles synthesized from Cassia fistula fruit. Microbial Pathogenesis 107: 354-360
  7. Saeed MF, Shaheen M, Ahmad I, Zakir A, Nadeem M, Chishti AA, Shahid M, Bakhsh K, Damalas CA. Pesticide exposure in the local community of Vehari District in Pakistan: An assessment of knowledge and residues in human blood. Science of The Total Environment 587: 137-144
  8. Bakhat HF, Zia Z, Fahad S, Abbas S, Hammad HM, Shahzad AN, Abbas F, Alharby H, Shahid M. 2017. Arsenic uptake, accumulation and toxicity in rice plants: Possible remedies for its detoxification: A review. Environmental Science and Pollution Research: 24(10):9142-9158.
  9. Nasim W, Ahmad A, Ahmad S, Nadeem M, Masood N, Shahid M, Mubeen M, Hoogenboom G. 2017. Response of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Hybrids to Nitrogen Application Grown Under Different Agro-Environments. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 40:82-92.
  10. Murtaza, G., Usman, Y., Niazi, N.K., Usman, M., Hussain, T. 2017. Bioaccumulation of Potentially Toxic Elements in Cereal and Legume Crops: A Review. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water 45, 1700548.
  11. Song, C., Shan, S., Müller, K., Wu, S., Niazi, N.K., Xu, S., Shen, Y., Rinklebe, J., Liu, D., Wang, H. Characterization of pig manure-derived hydrochars for their potential application as fertilizer. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 10.1007/s11356-017-0301-y.

    33. Antoniadis, V.; Levizou, E.; Shaheen, S.M.; Ok, Y.S.; Sebastian, A.; Baum, C.; Prasad, M.N.V.; Wenzel, W.W.; Rinklebe, J. (2017): Trace elements in the soil-plant interface: Phytoavailability, translocation, and phytoremediation–A Review. Earth-Science Reviews. 171. 621-645.

    34. Beiyuan, J.; Awad, Y.M.; Beckers, F.; Tsang, D.C.W.; Ok, Y.S.; Rinklebe, J. (2017): Mobility and Phytoavailability of As and Pb in a Contaminated Soil using Pine Sawdust Biochar under Systematic Change of Redox Conditions. Chemosphere. 178. 110-118.

    35. LeMonte, J.J.; Stuckey, J.W.; Tappero, R.; Rinklebe, J.; Sparks, D.L. (2017): Sea level rise induced arsenic release from historically contaminated coastal soils. ES&T. 51. 5913-5922.

    36. Shaheen, S.M.; Kwon, E.E.; Biswas, J.K.; Tack, F.; Ok, Y.S.; Rinklebe, J. (2017): Arsenic, chromium, molybdenum, and selenium: geochemical fractions and mobilization in riverine soil profiles originating from Germany and Egypt. Chemosphere. 180. 553-563.

    37. Vithanage, M.; Herath, I.; Bundschuh, J.; Bolan, N.; Ok,  Y.S.; Rinklebe, J. (2017): Interaction of Arsenic with Biochar in Soil and Water: A Critical Review. Carbon. 113. 219-230.