Quantify Trace Cd in Rice Using HDXRF
Cadmium (Cd) is one of the elements of great concern for agricultural inspectors, as the consumption of trace amounts of this heavy metal can lead to severe health effects. In addition to being a carcinogen, Cd exposure can cause liver and kidney damage, and weakens bones from long-term exposure. Cd is troublesome because of its high mobility in water and its tendency to bind to organic matter in soil, which facilitates the absorption into crops.
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