Publications & Patents-list by year
Our research team has been very productive in publishing referred-articles in highly reputable scientific journals.
Publications with can be downloaded as pdf files.
Arsenic transport in rice and biological solutions to reduce arsenic risk from rice.
Frontiers in Plant Science. doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00268.
273 de Oliveira, LM., S. Das, J Gress, B Rathinasabapathi, Y Chen, and LQ. Ma. 2017.
Arsenic uptake by lettuce from As-contaminated soil remediated with Pteris vittata and organic amendment
Chemosphere. In press.
Arsenic-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata efficiently solubilized phosphate rock to sustain plant growth and As uptake.
J. Hazard. Mat. 330: 6875.
Arsenic and phosphate rock impacted the abundance and diversity of bacterial arsenic oxidase and reductase genes in rhizosphere of As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata.
J. Hazard. Mat. 321: 146153.
Molecular mechanisms of PFOA-induced toxicity in animals and humans: Implications for health risks.
Environ. Int. 99: 4354.
Lead relative bioavailability in soils based on different endpoints of a mouse model.
J. Hazard Mat. 326:94100.
Microbial siderophores and root exudates enhanced goethite dissolution and Fe/As uptake by As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata.
Environ. Pollut. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.01.016.
Biochar decreases nitrogen oxide and enhances methane emissions via altering microbial community composition of anaerobic paddy soil.
Sci. Total Environ. 581582: 689696
266 Xiang, P., R-Y Liu, H-J Sun, Y-W Yang, X-Y Cui, LQ. Ma. 2017.
Effects of novel brominated flame retardant TBPH and its metabolite TBMEHP to human vascular endothelial cells: implication for human health risks
Environ. Res. In press.
High As exposure induced substantial arsenite efflux in As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata
Sulfate and chromate increased each other's uptake and translocation in As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata
Advances in in vitro methods to evaluate oral bioaccessibility of PAHs and PBDEs in environmental matrices
Potential arsenic exposures in 25 species of zoo animals living in CCA-wood enclosures
Sci. Total Environment. 551552:614621.
High-resolution measurement and mapping of tungstate in waters, soils and sediments using the low-disturbance DGT sampling technique
J. Hazard Mat. 316:6976.
Arsenic and phosphate rock impacted the abundance and diversity of bacterial arsenic oxidase and reductase genes in rhizosphere of As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata
J. Hazard Mat. 321:146153.
Arsenic-induced plant growth of arsenic-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata: Impact of arsenic and phosphate rock
Arsenic uptake, arsenite efflux and plant growth in hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata: role of arsenic-resistant bacteria
Organophosphorus flame retardants and phthalate esters in indoor dust from different environments: bioaccessibility and risk assessment
Predicting the relative bioavailability of DDT and its metabolites in historically contaminated soils using a Tenax-improved physiologically based extraction test (TI-PBET)
Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:1118−1125.
Using the SBRC assay to predict lead relative bioavailability in urban soils: contaminant source and correlation model
Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:4989−4996.
Influence of pollution control on lead inhalation bioaccessibility in PM2.5: A case study of 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing
Environ. Int. 94: 6975.
Assessment of cadmium bioaccessibility to predict its bioavailability in contaminated soils
Environ. Int. 94: 600606.
Arsenic relative bioavailability in contaminated soils: comparison of animal models, dosing schemes, and biological end points
Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:453−461.
Effect of aging on bioaccessibility of arsenic and lead in soils
Arsenic induced phytate exudation, and promoted FeAsO4 dissolution and plant growth in As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata
Environ. Sci. Technol. 50, 9070−9077.
Chemical characterization of yard waste compost and mulch
Int. J. Agriculture Environ. Res. 2:964-981.
Characterization of waste generated from drainage ditch cleaning in Florida.
Int. Res. J. Environ. Sci.. 5:20-27.
J. Hazard Mat 303:7682.
Mechanisms of arsenic disruption on gonadal, adrenal and thyroid endocrine systems in humans: a review
Environ. Int. 95:6168.
A label-free and portable graphene FET aptasensor for children blood lead detection
Scientific Reports. 6: 21711.
Mechanisms of housedust-induced toxicity in primary human corneal epithelial cells: Oxidative stress, proinflammatory response and mitochondrial dysfunction
Environ. Int. 8990:3037.
Molecular mechanisms of dust-induced toxicity in human corneal epithelial cells: Water and organic extract of office and house dust
Environ. Int. 9293:348356.
Arsenic transformation and plant growth promotion characteristics of As-resistant endophytic bacteria from As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata
Chemosphere 144: 12331240.
Photosynthetic electron-transfer reactions in the gametophyte of Pteris multifida reveal the presence of allelopathic interference from the invasive plant species Bidens pilosa
J Photochemistry Photobiology 158: 8188
Lead Relative Bioavailability in Lip Products and Their Potential Health Risk to Women
Environ. Sci. Technol. 50:6036−6043
Novel DGT method with tri-metal oxide adsorbent for in situ spatiotemporal flux measurement of fluoride in waters and sediments
Water Research 99: 200208
Year 2015-published (28)
Montmorillonite enhanced ciprofloxacin transport in saturated porous media with sorbed ciprofloxacin showing antibiotic activity.
J Contaminant Hydrology. 173:17.
Naming and functions of ACR2, arsenate reductase, and ACR3 arsenite efflux transporter in plants (correspondence).
Environ. International. 81: 9899.
Toxic metals in children's toys and jewelry: Coupling bioaccessibility with risk assessment.
Environ. Pollution. 200:77-84.
Chromate and phosphate inhibited each others uptake and translocation in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Environ. Pollution. 197:240-246.
Sulfate influx transporters in Arabidopsis thaliana are not involved in arsenate uptake but critical for tissue nutrient status and arsenate tolerance.
Phosphorus solubilization and plant growth enhancement by arsenic-resistant bacteria
Bacterial ability in AsIII oxidation and AsV reduction: Relation to arsenic tolerance, P uptake, and siderophore production
Cleaning-induced arsenic mobilization and chromium oxidation from CCA-wood deck: potential risk to children
Environ. International. 82: 3540.
Novel Precipitated Zirconia-Based DGT Technique for High-Resolution Imaging of Oxyanions in Waters and Sediments
Environ. Sci. Technol. 49: 3653−3661.
Transfer of arsenic and phosphorus from soils to the fronds and spores of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata and three non-hyperaccumulators.
Plant Soil. 390:4960.
Tenax as sorption sink for in vitro bioaccessibility measurement of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils
Environ. Pollution. 196:4752.
Arsenic bioavailability and bioaccessibility in 12 contaminated soils: model comparison and method development.
Science Total Environment. 532:812820.
Lead bioaccessibility in 12 contaminated soils from China: Correlation to lead relative bioavailability and lead in different fractions
J. Haz. Mat. 295:5562.
Childhood lead exposure in an industrial town in China: coupling stable isotope ratios with bioaccessible lead
Environ. Sci. Technol. 49: 5080−5087
Comparison of arsenic bioaccessibility in housedust and contaminated soils based on four assays
Science Total Environment. 532:803811.
In vivo bioavailability and in vitro bioaccessibility of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in food matrices: correlation analysis and method development.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:150−158.
Arsenic bioaccessibility in contaminated soils: Coupling in vitro assays with sequential and HNO3extraction
J. Haz. Mat. 196:4752.
Catecholate-siderophore produced by As-resistant bacterium effectively dissolved FeAsO4 and promoted Pteris vittata growth
Environ. Pollut. 206:376-381.
Novel Speciation Method Based on Diffusive Gradients in Thin-Films for in Situ Measurement of CrVI in Aquatic Systems
Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:14267-273.
Short-term exposure of arsenite disrupted thyroid endocrine system and altered gene transcription in the HPT axis in Zebrafish
Environ. Pollution. 205: 145-152.
A new method for antimony speciation in plant tissues and nutrient solutions based on SPE-cartridge
Uptake of antimonite and antimonate by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata: effects of chemical analogs and transporter inhibitor
Environmental Pollution 206:49-55
Removal of arsenic by magnetic biochar prepared from pinewood and natural hematite.
Bioresource Technology. 175:391-395
Manganese oxide-modified biochars: Preparation, characterization, and sorption of arsenate and lead
Bioresource Technology. 181:13-17.
Physicochemical and sorptive properties of biochars derived from woody and herbaceous biomass
Recent advances in arsenic bioavailability, transport, and speciation in rice.
Environ Sci Pollut Res. 22:57425750.
Arsenic extraction and speciation in plants: method comparison and development
Sic. Total Environ. 523:138145.
Activated charcoal based diffusive gradients in thin-films for in situ monitoring of bisphenols in waters
Analytical Chemistry. 87:801−807
Year 2014- published (21)
Effects of chromate and sulfate on arsenic and chromium uptake and translocation by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L
Environ. Pollution. 184: 187192.
Characteristics and mechanisms of lead sorption by biochars derived from sugarcane bagasse at different pyrolytic temperatures
Chemosphere. 105: 6874.
Enhanced Cr(VI) reduction and As(III) oxidation in ice phase: important role of dissolved organic matter from biochar
J. Haz. Mat. 267: 6270.
Raspberry derived mesoporous carbon-tubules and fixed-bed adsorption of pharmaceutical drugs
J. Industrial Engineering Chemistry. 20:11261132.
Biocatalytic synthesis pathways, transformation and toxicity of nanoparticles in the environment.
Critical Reviews Environmental Science Technology. 44: 1679-1739.
Impacts of calcium water treatment residue on the soil-water-plant system in citrus production
Plant Soil. 374:9931004.
Effects of storage temperature and duration on release of antimony and bisphenol A from polyethylene terephthalate drinking water bottles of China
Environ. Pollution. 192: 113-120.
Assessment of childrens exposure to arsenic from CCA-wood staircases at apartment complexes in Florida.
Sci. Total Environ. 476477: 440446.
Pteris vittata continuously removed arsenic from non-labile fraction in three-contaminated soils during 3.5-year of phytoextraction
J. Haz. Mat. 279:485492.
Assessment of in vitro lead bioaccessibility in house dust and its relationship to in vivo lead relative bioavailability
Environ. Sci. Technol. 48:8548−8555.
Correlation of in vivo relative bioavailability to in vitro bioaccessibility for arsenic in household dust from China and its implication for human exposure assessment.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 48:13652-13659.
Effect of aging on arsenic and lead fractionation and availability in soils: Coupling sequential extractions with diffusive gradients in thin-films technique
J. Haz. Mat. . 475:8389.
Antimony uptake, translocation and speciation in rice plants exposed to antimonite and antimonate
Sci. Total Environ. 475:8389.
Interactive effects of mercury and arsenic on their uptake, speciation and toxicity in rice plant.
Chemosphere. 117: 737-744.
Arsenic and selenium toxicity and their interactive effects in humans.
Environ. Int.. 69:148158.
Antimony uptake, efflux and speciation in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata
Environ. Pollution. 186:110-114.
Recent advances in phytoremediation of arsenic-contaminated soils
In: In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites. Bundschuh, J., H.M. Hollδnder, and L.Q. Ma (eds). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Arsenic enhanced plant growth and altered rhizosphere characteristics of hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata.
Environ. Pollution. 194:105111.
Source, distribution, and health risk assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban street dust from Tianjin, China
Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 21: 2817-2825
Wading bird guano contributes to Hg accumulation in tree island soils in the Everglades
Environ. Pollution. 184:313-319.
Ionic strength reduction and flow interruption enhanced colloid-facilitated Hg transport in contaminated soils
J. Haz. Mat. 264:286292.
Ionic Characterization of arsenic-resistant endophytic bacteria from hyperaccumulators Pteris vittata and Pteris multifida
Year 2013- published (9)
Arsenic ecotoxicology: The interface between geosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere
J. Hazard. Mater. 262: 883-886
Influence of Cu and Ca cations on ciprofloxacin transport in saturated porous media
J. Haz. Mat. 262:805811.
Effects of Cu, Ca and Fe/Al coating on ciprofloxacin sorption onto sand media.
J. Haz. Mat. 252253:375381.
Mechanistic investigation of mercury sorption by Brazilian pepper biochars of different pyrolytic temperatures based on X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and flow calorimetry.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:1215612164.
Sparingly-soluble phosphate rock induced significant plant growth and arsenic uptake by Pteris vittata from three contaminated soils.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 47: 5311−5318.
A novel phytase from Pteris vittata resistant to arsenate, high temperature, and soil deactivation.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 47: 22042211.
Impacts of two best management practices on Pb weathering and leachability in shooting range soils
Environmental Monitoring Assessment. 199:375-382.
Localised mobilisation of metals as measured by diffusive gradients in thin-films in soil historically treated with sewage sludge.
Bioavailability and oxidative stress of cadmium to Corbicula fluminea
Environmental Science-Processes Impacts. 15: 860-869.
Year 2012- published (4)
Predicting arsenic bioavailability to hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata in arsenic-contaminated soils.
Int. J. Phytoremediation. 14:939949.
Calcium water treatment residue reduces copper phytotoxicity in contaminated sandy soils.
J. Haz. Mat. 199:375-382.
Bacteria-mediated arsenic oxidation and reduction in the growth media of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 11259-11266.
Transport and interactions of kaolinite and mercury in saturated sand media.
J. Haz. Mat. 213:93-99.
Year 2011-published (13)
169 Ghosh, P, B. Rathinasabapathi and L.Q. Ma. 2011.
Arsenic-resistant bacteria solubilized arsenic in the growth media and increased growth of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Bioresource Technology. 102:8756-8761.
Environ. Pollution. 159:3490-3495
Phytoremediation of arsenic-contaminated groundwater using arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.: Effects of frond harvesting regimes and arsenic levels in refill water
J. Haz. Mat. 185:983989.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 45: 97199725.
Effect of Zn on plant tolerance and non-protein thiols accumulation in Zn hyperaccumulator Arabis paniculata Franch
Environ. Exp. Bot. 70: 227232.
Year 2010-published (15)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in four urban land use soils of Miami, Florida
Soil Sediment Contamination. 19:231243.
Composting As-rich biomass of hyperaccumulator Chinese Brake Fern (Pteris vittata L.): mass reduction and arsenic transformation.
Environ Sci Pollut Res. 17:586594.
Characterization of arsenic-resistant bacteria from the rhizosphere of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Canadian J. Microbiology. 56: 236246.
159 Li, Y., R.R. Mathur, and L.Q. Ma. 2010.
Laboratory analyses. In: Quality, Concepts, Sampling, and Analyses.
Li, Yuncong, and K. Migliaccio (eds). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
158 Li, Y., Y. Zhao, S. Peng, Q. Zhou, and L.Q. Ma. 2010.
Temporal and spatial trends of total petroleum hydrocarbons in the seawater of Bohai Bay,
from 1996 to 2005. China
Marine Pollution Bulletin. 60: 238243.
Arsenic transformation in the growth media and biomass of hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L
Bioresource Technology. 101: 80248030.
155 Nan, Z., Z. Zhao, S. Liu, U. Saha, L.Q. Ma, and Clarke-Sather. 2010.
The uptake and translocation of selected elements by cole (brassica) grown using oasis soils in pot experiments
Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. 92: 1541-1549.
Optimum P levels for arsenic removal from contaminated groundwater by Pteris vittata L. of different ages.
J. Haz. Mat. 180: 662667
Comparison of arsenic accumulation in 18 fern species and four Pteris vittata accessions
Bioresource Technology. 101: 2691-2699.
Uptake and translocation of arsenite and arsenate by Pteris vittata L.: effects of silicon, boron and mercury.
Environ. Exp. Bot. 68: 222229.
150 Wei, S, L.Q. Ma, U. Saha, S. Mathews, S. Sundaram, B. Rathinasabapathi, Q. Zhou. 2010.
Sulfate and glutathione enhanced arsenic accumulation by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Environ Pollution. 158:15301535.
Colloids-facilitated Pb transport in two shooting range soils in
J. Haz. Mat. 177: 620625.
Effectiveness of best management practices to slow down Pb weathering in a shooting range in Florida
J. Haz. Mat. 179: 895900.
Year 2009 (11)
Using phosphate rock to immobilize lead, copper, and zinc in contaminated soils
J. Haz. Mat. 164: 555-564.
Dairy manure-derived biochar effectively sorbs lead and atrazine.
Environmental Science & Technology. 43: 3285-3291.
Sci. Total Environ. 407: 4711-4716
Characterization of glutathione reductase and catalase in the fronds of two Pteris ferns upon arsenic exposure
Plant Phisiology Biochemsitry. 47:960965
Effects of N and P levels, and frond-harvesting on absorption, translocation and accumulation of arsenic by Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.).
Int. J. Phytoremediation. 11: 313328.
Environnent Pollution. 157: 2300-2305
Effect of selenium on arsenic uptake in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Bioresource Technology. 100: 11151121.
Expression of a Pteris vittata glutaredoxin PvGRX5 in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana increases plant arsenic tolerance and decreases arsenic accumulation in the leaves.
Plant Cell Environment. 32:851-858.
138 Wang YY, Zhou QX, Peng SW, Ma LQ, and Niu XW. 2009.
Toxic effects of crude-oil-contaminated soil in aquatic environment on Carassius auratus and their hepatic antioxidant defense system
J. Environ. Sci.-China. 21:612-617.
Responses of non-protein thiols to Cd exposure in Cd hyperaccumulator Arabis paniculata Franch
Environ. Exp. Bot. 66:242-248.
Year 2008 (10)
Sequential Sorption of Pb and Cd in Tropical Soils
Environ. Pollution. 55:132-140.
Phosphate-induced lead immobilization from different lead minerals in soils under varying pH conditions
Environment Pollution. 152: 184-192
Effects of nutrients on arsenic accumulation by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Environ. Exp. Bot. 62: 231-237
Phytoextraction by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. from six arsenic-contaminated soils:
Repeated harvests and arsenic redistribution.
Environ. Pollution. 154:212-218。
Identification and chemical enhancement of two ornamental plants for phytoremediation
Bull. Environ. Contamination Toxicol. 80:260-265.
Growth responses of three ornamental plants to Cd and Cd-Pb stress and their metal accumulation characteristics
J. Haz. Mat. 151:261-267.
Phosphate-induced Pb immobilization in contaminated soils: mechanisms, assessment and field application
In: Biophysico-Chemical Processes of Heavy Metals and Metalloids in Soil Environments.
Violante, A., P.M. Huang and G. Stotzsky (eds.). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, England.
Phytoremediation of arsenic contaminated groundwater using Pteris vittata L.:
effect of pant density and nitrogen and phosphorus levels
Int. J. Phytoremediation. 10: 222-235.
Timing of phosphate application affects arsenic phytoextraction by Pteris vittata L of different ages.
Environ. Pollution. 154:306-31
An arsenate-activated glutaredoxin from the arsenic hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata L. regulates intracellular arsenite
J. Biological Chem. 283:6095-6101.
Year 2007 (10)
126 Bondada, B.R., R.
S. Underhill, L.Q. Ma, M.R. Davidson, Y. Guyodo, R.S. Duran. 2007.
Spatial distribution, localization and speciation of arsenic in the hyperaccumulating fern (Pteris vittata l.)
In P. Bhattacharya, A.B. Mukherjee and R.H. Loeppert (eds)
Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater Environments: Trace Metals and Other Contaminants in Environment.
Elsevier Book Series. Volume 9. pp 299-314
125 Cao, X. and L.Q. Ma. 2007
Transformation of lead bullets and phosphate-induced lead immobilization at shooting range sites.
In Rachel H. Plattenberg (ed). Environmental Pollution: New Research.
Nova Science Publishers,
, pp. 99-119. New York
124 Fayiga, A.O., L. Q. Ma and Q. Zhou. 2007.
Effects of plant arsenic uptake and heavy metals on arsenic distribution in an arsenic-contaminated soil.
Environment Pollution. 147:737-742
123 Gonzaga, M.I.,S. J.A.G. Santos, N.B. Comerford, and L.Q. Ma. 2007.
Comparison of root systems efficiency and arsenic uptake of two fern species
Communications Soil Science Plant Analysis. 38:1163 - 1177.
122 Gonzaga, M.I.,S. J.A.G. Santos, and L.Q. Ma,. 2007.
Effects of the plant growth stage on the arsenic hyperaccumulation by Pteris vittata L
Water Air Soil Pollution. 186: 289-295
121 Ma, L.Q., D.W. Hardison Jr., W.G. Harris, X. Cao, and Q. Zhou. 2007.
Effects of soil property and soil amendment on weathering of abraded metallic Pb in shooting ranges
Water Air Soil Pollution. 178:297307.
120. Melamed, R. and L.Q. Ma. 2007.
Phosphate-induced Pb immobilization in contaminated soils: mechanisms, assessment and field application.
In: Biophysico-Chemical Processes of Heavy Metals and Metalloids in Soil Environments,
Violante, A., P.M. Huang and G. Stotzsky (eds.). John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, England.
119 Rathinasabapathi, B., M. Rangasamy, J. Froeba, R. H. Cherry, ..., M. Srivastava, & L.Q. Ma. 2007.
Arsenic hyperaccumulation in the Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata) deters grasshopper (Schistocerca
) herbivory americana
New Phytologist. 175: 363369.
Assessing plants for phytoremediation of arsenic contaminated soils.
In Phytoremediation: Methods and Reviews, N. Wiley (ed.). Humana Press, NJ, USA.
117 Yoon, J., X. Cao, and L.Q. Ma. 2007
Application methods affect P-induced Pb immobilization from a contaminated soil
J. Environ. Qual. 36:373-378
Year 2006 (16)
115 Chirenje, T., L.Q. Ma and L. Lu. 2006.
Retention of Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn by wood ash, lime and fume dust
Water Air Soil Pollut. 171:301-314.
114 Chirenje, T., and L.Q. Ma. 2006.
The impact of wood treated with chromated copper arsenate on soil.
Environmental impacts of treated woods. Townsend, T.G and H. Solo-Gabriele (eds.).
CRC Taylor & Francis.
, FL. pp.157-172. Boca Raton
113 Fayiga, A.O. and L. Q. Ma. 2006.
Using phosphate rock to immobilize metals in soils and increase arsenic uptake in Pteris vittata.
Science Total Environment. 359: 17 25
112 Gonzaga, M.I.S, J.A.G. Santos, and L.Q. Ma. 2006.
Arsenic chemistry in the rhizosphere of Pteris vittata L. and Nephrolepis exaltata L
Environment Pollution. 143:254-260.
111 Gonzaga, M.I., S, J.A.G. Santos, and L.Q. Ma. 2006.
Arsenic phytoextraction and hyperaccumulation by fern species
Sci. Agric. 63:.90-101.
110 Guo, G., Q. Zhou and L.Q. Ma. 2006.
Availability and assessment of fixing additives for the in situ remediation of heavy metal contaminated soils: a review
Environmental Monitoring Assessment. 116: 513528.
109 Kertulis-Tartar, G., L. Q. Ma, C. Tu and T. Chirenje. 2006.
Phytoremediation of an arsenic-contaminated site using Pteris vittata L: a two-year study.
Int. J. Phytoremediation. 8:311-322.
108 Rathinasabapathi B, Raman SB, Kertulis G, and Ma LQ. 2006.
Arsenic-resistant proteobacterium from the phyllosphere of arsenic-hyperaccumulating fern
(Pteris vittata L.) reduces arsenate to arsenite
Canadian J. Microbiology. 52:695-700.
107 Rathinasabapathi B, L.Q. Ma, and M. Srivastava. 2006.
Arsenic hyperaccumulating ferns and their application to phytoremediation of arsenic contaminated sites
In: Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology: Advances and Topical Issues (1st Edition),
Teixeira da Silva JA (ed), Global Science Books, London, UK, pp 305-311.
106 Rathinasabapathi B, S. Wu, J. Rivoa,S. Sundaram, L.Q. Ma. and M. Srivastava. 2006.
Arsenic resistance in Pteris vittata L.: identification of a cytosolic triosephosphate isomerase
based on cDNA expression cloning in Escherichia coli.
Plant Molecular Biology. 62: 845-857.
105 Singh, N. and L.Q. Ma. 2006.
Arsenic speciation, and arsenic and phosphate distribution in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata and
non-hyperaccumulator Pteris ensiformis
Environment Pollution. 141:238-246.
104 Singh, N., L. Q. Ma, M. Srivastava and B. Rathinasabapathi. 2006.
Metabolic adaptations to arsenic-induced oxidative stress in Pteris vittata L and Pteris ensiformis L
Plant Science. 170: 274-282.
103 Singh, S.P., L.Q. Ma, and M.J. Hendry. 2006.
Characterization of aqueous lead removal phosphatic clay: equilibrium and kinetics studies.
J. Haz. Mat. 136: 654-662.
102 Srivastava M. , L.Q. Ma, and J. A. G. Santos. 2006.
Three new arsenic hyperaccumulating ferns.
Sci. Total Environment. 364: 24-31.
101 Yoon, J., X. Cao, Q. Zhou, and L.Q. Ma. 2006.
Accumulation of Pb, Cu, and Zn in native plants growing on a contaminated
Sci. Total Environment. 368: 456464.
Year 2005 (15)
99. Cao, X., D. Dermatas, G. Shen, and L.Q. Ma. 2005.
Lead contamination and immobilization at shooting range sites, p. 315321,
In A. Al-Tabbaa and J. A. Stegemann, eds. Stabilisation/Solidification Treatment and
Remediation. Taylor & Francis Group, London.
98 Fayiga A.O. and L. Q. Ma 2005.
Arsenic uptake by two hyperaccumulator ferns from four arsenic contaminated soils.
Water Air Soil Pollution. 168: 7189.
97 Fayiga A.O., L. Q. Ma, J. Santos, B. Rathinasabapathi, Stamps B. and R. C. Littell. 2005.
Effects of arsenic species and concentrations on arsenic accumulation by different fern species in a hydroponic system.
Int. J. Phytoremediation. 7:231240.
96 Kertulis-Tartar, G., L.Q. Ma, G.E. MacDonald, R. Chen, J. Winefordner, and Y. Cai. 2005.
Arsenic speciation and transport in Pteris vittata L. and the effects on phosphate in the xylem sap.
Environ. Exp. Bot. 54: 239247.
95 Luongo, L and L.Q. Ma. 2005.
Characteristics of arsenic accumulation by Pteris and non-Pteris ferns.
Plant Soil. 277: 117 - 126.
94 Ma, L.Q., Y. Dong and Q. Zhou. 2005.
Relation of relative colloid stability ratio and colloid release in two lead-contaminated soils
Water Soil Air Pollution. 160:343-355.
93 Ouynag, Y. and L.Q. Ma. 2005.
Simulation of phytoremediation of a TNT-contaminated soil using CTSPAC model
J. Environ. Qual. 34:14901496.
92 Singh, N. and L.Q. Ma. 2005.
Chinese Brake fern-a potential phytoremediator of arsenic contaminated soil and water
Universities J. Phytochemistry Ayurvedic Heights 1:41-43
91 Rockwood, D. L., B. Becker, A. Lindner, A. Pacheco, and L. Ma. 2005.
Genetic testing prerequisites for effective tree-based phytoremediation systems
in: B.C. Alleman and M.E. Kelley (Conference Chairs) In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation.
Proceedings of the 8th International In Situ and On- Site Bioremediation Symposium.
Battelle Press, Columbus, OH.
90 Srivastava M. , L. Q. Ma, N. Singh, and S. Singh. 2005.
Antioxidant responses of hyperaccumulator and sensitive fern species to arsenic
J. Exp. Bot. 56: 13351342.
89 Srivastava M. , L.Q. Ma, and J. Cotruvo. 2005.
Uptake and distribution of selenium in different fern species
Int. J. Phytoremediation. 7:33-42.
88 Tu, C., and L.Q. Ma. 2005.
Effects of As hyperaccumulation on nutrient content and distribution in fronds of the hyperaccumulator Chinese brake.
Environ. Pollution. 135: 333-340.
87 Wei, S, Q. Zhou, X. Wang, K. Zhang, G. Guo and L.Q. Ma. 2005.
A newly-discovered Cd-hyperaccumulator So-lanum nigrum L.
Chinese. Sci. Bulletin. 50: 33-38.
86 Xiao, H., Q. X. Zhou and L. Q. Ma. 2005.
Joint effects of acetochlor and urea on germinating characteristics of crop seeds
Series C-Life Sciences. 48: 1-6. China
Year 2004 (17)
83 Cai, Y., J. Su and L.Q. Ma. 2004.
Low molecular weight thiols in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata upon exposure to arsenic and other trace elements
Environ. Pollution. 129: 69-78.
82 Cao, X. and
LenaQ. Ma. 2004.
Effects of Compost and Phosphate on Plant arsenic Uptake from Soils near pressure-treated wood
Environment Pollution. 132: 435-442
81 Cao, X.
LenaQ. Ma, Dean Rhue, and Chip Appel. 2004.
Mechanisms of Lead, Copper, and Zinc Immobilization by Phosphate Rock
Environ. Pollution. 131:435-444.
80 Cao, X.
LenaQ. Ma, and C. Tu. 2004.
Antioxidative responses to arsenic in arsenic-hyperaccumulator Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.)
Environ. Pollution. 128:317-325.
79 Chen, R., B.W. Smith, J.D. Winefordner, M.S. Tu, G. Kertulis, and L.Q. Ma. 2004.
Arsenic speciation in Chinese brake fern by ion-pair HPLCinductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy
Analytica Chemica Acta. 504:199-207.
78 Chirenje, T., L.Q. Ma, M. Reeves, and M. Szulczewski. 2004.
Lead distributions in urban soils of two Florida cities: Gainesville and Miami
77 Fayiga, A.O., L.Q. Ma, R. X. Cao, and B. Rathinasabapathi. 2004.
Effects of heavy metals on growth and arsenic accumulation in the arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Environment Pollution. 132:289-296.
76 Hardison Jr., D.W., L.Q. Ma, T. Luongo, and W.G. Harris. 2004.
Lead Contamination in
Soils from Abrasion of Lead Bullets and subsequent weathering Shooting Range
Sci. Total Environment. 328:175-183.
75 Ma, L.Q. and Y. Dong. 2004.
Effects of incubation on solubility and mobility of trace metals in two contaminated soils
Environ. Pollution. 130:301-307.
74 Tu, S., L.Q. Ma, A.O. Fayiga and E.J. Zillioux. 2004.
Phytoremediation of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater by an Arsenic Hyperaccumulating Fern Pteris vittata L.
Int. J. Phytoremediation. 6:3547.
73 Tu, S. and L.Q. Ma. 2004.
Comparison of arsenic uptake and distribution in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. and
non-hyperaccumulator Nephrolepis exaltata L
J. Plant Nutrition. 27:1227-1242. .
71 Tu, S., L.Q. Ma, G. E. MacDonald, and B. Bhaskar. 2004.
Arsenic Absorption, Speciation and Thiol Formation in Excised Parts of Pteris vittata in the Presence of Phosphorus
Environ. Exp. Bot. 51: 121-131.
70 Zhang, W., Y. Cai, K. Downum, and L.Q. Ma. 2004.
Arsenic complex in the arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata (Chinese brake fern)
Journal of Chromatography A. 1043: 249254.
69 Zhang, W., Y. Cai, Z. Chen, K. Downum, and L.Q. Ma. 2004.
Thiol synthesis and arsenic hyperaccumulation in Pteris vittata (Chinese brake fern)
Environ. Pollution. 131:337-345
Year 2003 (17)
68 Appel, C., L.Q. Ma, and D. Rhue. 2003.
Selectivities of potassium/calcium and potassium/lead exchange in two tropical soils.
Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 67:1707-1714.
67 Appel, C., L.Q. Ma, D. Rhue, and E. Kennelley. 2003.
Determination of zero point of charge in soils and minerals: method comparison.
Geoderma. 113:77 93
66. Cai, Y. and L.Q. Ma. 2003.
Metal tolerance, accumulation and detoxification in plants with emphasis on arsenic in terrestrial plants.
In Y. Cai and O. Braids (eds.) Biogeochemistry of environmentally important trace elements. Oxford University Press.. pp. 95-114.
65 Chen, M., L.Q. Ma, X. Cao, R. Melamed and S.P. Singh. 2003.
Field demonstration of in situ immobilization of soil Pb using P amendments
Advances Environmental Research. 8:93-102
64 Cao, X., L.Q. Ma, and A. Shiralipour. 2003.
Effects of compost and phosphate amendments on arsenic leachability in soils and arsenic uptake
by Chinese Brake (Pteris Vittata L.)
Environ. Pollution. 126:157-167.
63 Cao, X., L.Q. Ma, M. Chen, D. Hardison, and W. Harris. 2003.
Lead transformation and distribution in
shooting range soils. Florida
Sci. Total Environment. 307:179-189.
62 Cao, X., L.Q. Ma, M. Chen, D. Hardison, and W.G. Harris. 2003.
Weathering of lead bullets and their environmental effects at outdoor shooting ranges
J. Environ. Qual. 32: 526-534.
61 Cao, X, L.Q. Ma, S.P. Singh, M. Chen, and W. Harris. 2003.
Phosphate-induced metal immobilization in a contaminated site
Environ. Pollution. 122:19-28.
60 Chirenje, T., L.Q. Ma, M. Chen and E. J. Zillioux. 2003.
Arsenic background concentration comparison in urban and non-urban areas of Florida
Advances Environmental Research. 8:137-146
59 Chirenje, T., L.Q. Ma, C. Clark, and M. Reeves. 2003.
Copper, Cr and As distribution in soils adjacent to pressure-treated decks, fences and poles.
Environ. Pollution. 124:407-417.
58 Chirenje, T.,L. Q. Ma, M. Szulczewski, R. Littell, K. M. Portier and E. Zillioux. 2003.
Soil arsenic distribution in two Florida cities: Gainesville and Miami
J. Environ. Qual. 32:109-119.
57 Fitz, w.j., w.w. Wenzel, h. Zhang, j. Nurmi, k. Tipek, z. Fischerova, ..., l.q. Ma, & g. Stingeder. 2003.
Rhizosphere characteristics of the arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. and monitoring of phytoremoval efficiency
Environ. Sci. Technol. 37: 5008-5014.
56 Melamed, R., X. Cao, Chen, M. and L.Q. Ma. 2003.
Field assessment of Pb immobilization in a contaminated soil using P amendments.
Sci. Total Environment. 305:117-127.
55 Tu, C., and L.Q. Ma. 2003.
Effects of arsenate and phosphate on their accumulation by an arsenic-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.
Plant Soil. 249: 373382.
54 Tu, C., L.Q. Ma, W. Zhang, Y. Cai, W.G. Harris. 2003.
Arsenic species and leachability in the fronds of the hyperaccumulator Chinese brake (Pteris vittata L.).
Environ. Pollution. 124:223-230.
53 Tu, S. and L. Q. Ma. 2003.
Interactive Effects of pH, As and P on growth and As/P uptake in hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata
Environ. Exp. Bot. 50: 243-251.
52 Webb, S.M, J.-F. Gaillard, L. Q. Ma, and C. Tu. 2003.
XAS speciation of arsenic in a hyperaccumulating fern.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 37: 754 - 760.
Year 2002 (16)
51 Appel, C., L.Q. Ma, D. Rhue, and
W. Reve. 2002.
Heats of K/Ca and K/Pb exchange in two tropical soils as measured by flow calorimetry
Soil Sci. 167:773-781.
50 Appel, C., and L.Q. Ma. 2002.
Concentration, pH, and surface charge effects on Cd/Pb sorption in three tropical soils
J. Environ. Qual. 31:581-589.
49 Bondada, B. and L.Q. Ma. 2002.
Tolerance of heavy metals in vascular plants: arsenic hyperaccumulation by Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.).
In Chandra and Srivastava (eds.) Pteridology in New Millennium.
Publishers. pp. 397-420. KluwerAcademy
48 Cai, Y. and L.Q. Ma. 2002.
Metal tolerance, accumulation and detoxification in plants with emphasis on arsenic in terrestrial plants.
In Biogeochemistry of Environmentally Important Trace Elements
Yong Caiand Olin Braids, Press. pp. 95-114. Oxford University
47 Cao, R.X., L.Q. Ma, M. Chen, S.P. Singh, and W.G. Harris. 2002.
Impacts of phosphate amendments on lead biogeochemistry in a contaminated site
Environ. Sci. Technol. 36: 5296-5304.
46 Chen, M. L. Q. Ma, and Willie G. Harris. 2002.
Arsenic concentrations in Florida surface soils: influence of soil type and properties
Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 66:632-640.
41 Chirenje, T.L. Q. Ma, and E. Zillioux. 2002.
Determination of arsenic background concentrations in urban soils
The Scientific World JOURNAL 2:1404-1417.
39 Tu, C., and L.Q. Ma. 2002.
Effects of arsenic concentrations and forms on arsenic uptake by the hyperaccumulator Ladder Brake
J. Environ. Qual. 31:641-647.
38 Tu, C., L.Q. Ma, and B. Bondada. 2002.
Arsenic Accumulation in the Hyperaccumulator Chinese Brake Fern (Pteris vittata L.) and Its Utilization
Potential for Phytoremediation.
J. Environ. Qual. 31:1671-1675.
37 Wu, L., and L. Q. Ma. 2002.
Relationship between compost stability and extractable organic carbon.
J. Environ. Qual. 31:1323-1328.
Year 2001 (10)
33 Chen, M. and L.Q. Ma. 2001.
Taxonomic and geographic distribution of total P in
surface soils Florida
Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65:1539-1547.
32 Chen, M. and L.Q. Ma. 2001.
Comparison of three aqua regia digestion methods for analyzing 16 elements in soils
Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65:491-499.
31 Chirenje, T. L.Q. Ma, A.G. Hornsby, K. Portier, W.G. Harris, and E. J. Zillioux. 2001.
Protocol development for assessing arsenic background concentrations in Florida urban soils
J. Environ. Forensics. 2:141-153.
30 Ma, L.Q., K.M. Komar, C. Tu, W. Zhang,and Y Cai. 2001.
* A fern that hyperaccumulates arsenic. *
26 Zillioux, E. J., Chirenje, T., P. Cline, T.W. Fitzpatrick, D.J. Folkes, S.C. Gautie, R.D. Jones,
Z.P. Kulakowski and L.Q. Ma . 2001.
Conflict resolution associated with arsenic background definition: a panel discussion
J. Environ. Forensics. 2:169-175.
Year 2000 (5)
Year 1999 (7)
18 Chirenje, T. and L.Q. Ma. 1999.
Effects of acidification on metal mobility in a papermill-ash amended soil.
J. Environ. Qual. 28:760-766.
17 Chirenje, T. and L.Q. Ma. 1999.
Greenhouse study of slash pine responses to fertilizer in a papermill-ash amended soil.
Soil Crop Sci. Soc. Florida Proc. 58:760-6.
16 Ma, L.Q. and G.N. Rao. 1999.
Aqueous Pb reduction in Pb-contaminated soils by Florida phosphate rocks.
Water Soil Air Pollution. 110:1-16.
15 Vest, M. M, T. Chirenje and L.Q. Ma. 1999.
Study of slash pine response to wood fired boiler ash and fertilizer in a boiler ash amended soil.
TAPPI Int. Environ. Conf. Proc. 3 :1131-1145.
Year 1998 (1)
Year 1997 (4)
Chemical fractionation of trace metals in contaminated soils.
J. Environ. Qual. 26:259-264.
Concentrations and distributions of 11 elements in Florida soils.
J. Environ. Qual. 26:769-775.
The effect of phosphate rock on sequential chemical extraction of lead in contaminated soils.
J. Environ. Qual. 26: 788-794.
Effects of incubation and phosphate rock on Pb extractability and speciation in contaminated soils.
J. Environ. Qual. 26: 801-807.
Year 1996 (1)
Factors influencing the effectiveness and stability of aqueous Pb immobilization by hydroxyapatite.
J. Environ. Qual. 25:1420-1429.
Year 1995 (2)
Estimation of Cd2+and Ni2+ activities in contaminated and uncontaminated soils by chelation.
Lead immobilization from aqueous solutions and contaminated soils using phosphate rocks.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 29:1118-1126.
Year 1994 (2)
Effects of aqueous Al, Cd, Cu, Fe, Ni, and Zn on Pb immobilization by hydroxyapatite.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 28:1219-1228.
Effects of NO3, Cl, F, SO4and CO3 on Pb immobilization by hydroxyapatite.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 28:408-418.
Year 1993 (2)
In situ Pb immobilization by apatite.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 27:1803-1810.
Measurement of free Zn2+activities in uncontaminated and contaminated soils using chelation.
Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 57:963-967.
Year 1990 (1)
Divalent zinc activity in arid-zone soils by chelation.
Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 54:719-722.