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Degradation and Residue Dynamics of Fluazinam in Diverse Indian Soil Types and Water pH Conditions: A comprehensive study using kinetic models (2024)
Journal Article
Mukhopadhyay, S., Mandal, J., Kanrar, B., Chatterjee, D., Bhattacharyya, A., & Majumder, S. (in press). Degradation and Residue Dynamics of Fluazinam in Diverse Indian Soil Types and Water pH Conditions: A comprehensive study using kinetic models. Frontiers in Environmental Science, https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2024.1394847

Fluazinam a promising fungicide, is not yet registered in India. Consequently it is important to study the dissipation of its specific formulation in Indian soil and water. This study focuses on the degradation and residue dynamics of Fluazinam (40 %... Read More about Degradation and Residue Dynamics of Fluazinam in Diverse Indian Soil Types and Water pH Conditions: A comprehensive study using kinetic models.

Appraisal of pollution and health risks associated with coal mine contaminated soil using multimodal statistical and Fuzzy-TOPSIS approaches (2024)
Journal Article
Kumar, S., Banerjee, S., Ghosh, S., Majumder, S., Mandal, J., Roy, P. K., & Bhattacharyya, P. (2024). Appraisal of pollution and health risks associated with coal mine contaminated soil using multimodal statistical and Fuzzy-TOPSIS approaches. Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering, 18(5), https://doi.org/10.1007/s11783-024-1820-7

The present study assesses the concentration, probabilistic risk, source classification, and dietary risk arising from heavy metal (HMs) pollution in agricultural soils affected by coal mining in eastern part of India. Analyses of soil and rice plan... Read More about Appraisal of pollution and health risks associated with coal mine contaminated soil using multimodal statistical and Fuzzy-TOPSIS approaches.

The distribution, fate, and environmental impacts of food additive nanomaterials in soil and aquatic ecosystems. (2024)
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Bolan, S., Sharma, S., Mukherjee, S., Zhou, P., Mandal, J., Srivastava, P., …Bolan, N. (in press). The distribution, fate, and environmental impacts of food additive nanomaterials in soil and aquatic ecosystems. #Journal not on list, 916, 170013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.170013

Nanomaterials in the food industry are used as food additives, and the main function of these food additives is to improve food qualities including texture, flavor, color, consistency, preservation, and nutrient bioavailability. This review aims to p... Read More about The distribution, fate, and environmental impacts of food additive nanomaterials in soil and aquatic ecosystems..

Meta-Analysis of Biochar as an Amendment for Arsenic Mitigation in Paddy Soils (2024)
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Mandal, J., Sharma, P. K., Mondal, D., Wood, M. D., Hutchinson, S. M., Kirby, J., & Srivastava, P. (2024). Meta-Analysis of Biochar as an Amendment for Arsenic Mitigation in Paddy Soils. Current Pollution Reports, 10(1), 105-118. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40726-023-00288-1

Purpose of Review: The purpose of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of biochar in immobilizing arsenic (As) in contaminated paddy soils and its impact on As availability and bioaccumulation in rice, as well as rice plant biomass. Recent Fi... Read More about Meta-Analysis of Biochar as an Amendment for Arsenic Mitigation in Paddy Soils.

From fuzzy-TOPSIS to machine learning: A holistic approach to understanding groundwater fluoride contamination. (2023)
Journal Article
Nandi, R., Mondal, S., Mandal, J., & Bhattacharyya, P. (2024). From fuzzy-TOPSIS to machine learning: A holistic approach to understanding groundwater fluoride contamination. Science of the Total Environment, 912, 169323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.169323

Fluoride (F ) contamination of groundwater is a prevalent environmental issue threatening public health worldwide and in India. This study targets an investigation into spatial distribution and contamination sources of fluoride in Dhanbad, India, to... Read More about From fuzzy-TOPSIS to machine learning: A holistic approach to understanding groundwater fluoride contamination..

Appraisal of treated drinking water quality from arsenic removal units in West Bengal, India: Approach on safety, efficiency, sustainability, future health risk and socioeconomics (2023)
Journal Article
Das, A., Joardar, M., De, A., Mridha, D., Ghosh, S., Das, B., …Roychowdhury, T. (in press). Appraisal of treated drinking water quality from arsenic removal units in West Bengal, India: Approach on safety, efficiency, sustainability, future health risk and socioeconomics. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 465, 133216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.133216

The present study depicts the true failed scenario of the arsenic (As) removal units (ARU) in West Bengal by evaluating their treated water quality. Annual As removal efficiency of the 12 studied ARUs range between 35.2% and 82.6%.... Read More about Appraisal of treated drinking water quality from arsenic removal units in West Bengal, India: Approach on safety, efficiency, sustainability, future health risk and socioeconomics.

Silica sources for arsenic mitigation in rice: machine learning-based predictive modeling and risk assessment. (2023)
Journal Article
Khanam, R., Nayak, A. K., Kulsum, P. G. P. S., Mandal, J., Shahid, M., Tripathy, R., …Bandaru, R. G. (in press). Silica sources for arsenic mitigation in rice: machine learning-based predictive modeling and risk assessment. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-30339-5

Arsenic (As) is a well-known human carcinogen, and the consumption of rice is the main pathway for the South Asian people. The study evaluated the impact of the amendments involving CaSiO , SiO nanoparticles, silica solubilizing bacteria (SSB), and... Read More about Silica sources for arsenic mitigation in rice: machine learning-based predictive modeling and risk assessment..

Deriving arsenic concentration guideline values for soil and irrigation water for rice cultivation (2023)
Thesis
Mandal, J. (2023). Deriving arsenic concentration guideline values for soil and irrigation water for rice cultivation. (Thesis). University of Salford

Arsenic (As) is a naturally occurring, toxic trace element that can be found in irrigation water, soil, and crops. Rice accumulates higher concentrations of As in its grains than other cereals like wheat and barley. This leads to concern over dietary... Read More about Deriving arsenic concentration guideline values for soil and irrigation water for rice cultivation.

Replacing conventional surface irrigation with micro-irrigation in vegetables can alleviate arsenic toxicity and improve water productivity (2023)
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Sengupta, S., Patra, S. K., Laha, A., Poddar, R., Bhattacharyya, K., Dey, P., & Mandal, J. (2023). Replacing conventional surface irrigation with micro-irrigation in vegetables can alleviate arsenic toxicity and improve water productivity. Groundwater for Sustainable Development, 23, 101012. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gsd.2023.101012

Arsenic (As), a heavy metal(loid), is exceedingly hazardous and carcinogenic and harms people, soil, plants, and water. Vegetable consumption can be a source for the absorption of As in humans. To find a feasible mitigation technique, a field experim... Read More about Replacing conventional surface irrigation with micro-irrigation in vegetables can alleviate arsenic toxicity and improve water productivity.

SPAD Chlorophyll Meter-Based Real-Time Nitrogen Management in Manure-Amended Lowland Rice (2023)
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Ghosh, M., Roychowdhury, A., Dutta, S. K., Hazra, K. K., Singh, G., Kohli, A., …Gupta, S. K. (in press). SPAD Chlorophyll Meter-Based Real-Time Nitrogen Management in Manure-Amended Lowland Rice. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42729-023-01457-3

Precise adjustment of timing and dosage of fertilizer nitrogen (N) under real-time nitrogen management (RTNM) is crucial to maximize benefits. The study aimed to assess and recommend the best combination of threshold SPAD-502 chlorophyll meter readin... Read More about SPAD Chlorophyll Meter-Based Real-Time Nitrogen Management in Manure-Amended Lowland Rice.

Arsenic in the Soil-Plant-Human Continuum in Regions of Asia: Exposure and Risk Assessment (2023)
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Golui, D., Basit Raza, M., Roy, A., Mandal, J., Kumar Sahu, A., Ray, P., …Bezbaruah, A. (2023). Arsenic in the Soil-Plant-Human Continuum in Regions of Asia: Exposure and Risk Assessment. Current Pollution Reports, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40726-023-00279-2

In this review article, a comprehensive meta-analysis based on available literature information has been undertaken to make a relative comparison of total arsenic in rice grain. This involves analyzing the findings of various peer-reviewed studies th... Read More about Arsenic in the Soil-Plant-Human Continuum in Regions of Asia: Exposure and Risk Assessment.

The Role of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria on Arsenic Removal: A Review of Existing Perspectives (2023)
Book Chapter
Laha, A., Sengupta, S., Mandal, J., Bhattacharyya, K., & Bhattacharyya, S. The Role of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria on Arsenic Removal: A Review of Existing Perspectives. In Arsenic Toxicity Remediation: Biotechnological Approaches (241-262). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-37561-3_12

Phytobial remediation is a cutting-edge technique that employs bacteria and plants to reduce environmental contamination with arsenic (As). Plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB) that aids phytoremediation has recently received much attention for the... Read More about The Role of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria on Arsenic Removal: A Review of Existing Perspectives.

Inoculation with Glomus mosseae: An Efficient Biological Management Strategy for Arsenic Mitigation in Wheat (Triticum Aestivum L.) Under Arsenic-Contaminated Soil (2023)
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Singh, M., chakraborty, D., Mandal, J., Kumar Chaudhary, D., & Kumar Jha, A. (2023). Inoculation with Glomus mosseae: An Efficient Biological Management Strategy for Arsenic Mitigation in Wheat (Triticum Aestivum L.) Under Arsenic-Contaminated Soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 54(19), 2645-2656. https://doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2023.2240367

A pot experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) fungi on mitigation of arsenic (As) in As-contaminated soils with wheat (variety – HD 2967) as the test crop. Soil inbulk was collected from Bihar Agricultural Univ... Read More about Inoculation with Glomus mosseae: An Efficient Biological Management Strategy for Arsenic Mitigation in Wheat (Triticum Aestivum L.) Under Arsenic-Contaminated Soil.

Zinc and iron enrichment of vermicompost can reduce the arsenic load in rice grain: An investigation through pot and field experiments (2023)
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Sengupta, S., Bhattacharyya, K., Mandal, J., Bhattacharya, P., & Chattopadhyay, A. P. (2023). Zinc and iron enrichment of vermicompost can reduce the arsenic load in rice grain: An investigation through pot and field experiments. Journal of Cleaner Production, 419, 138267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2023.138267

The heavy metalloid arsenic (As), occurring in both trivalent and pentavalent is extremely toxic and has detrimental effect on humans through water-soil-crop transfer. Previously organic and inorganic amendments have been used separ... Read More about Zinc and iron enrichment of vermicompost can reduce the arsenic load in rice grain: An investigation through pot and field experiments.

Assessment of the suitability of selected extractants for boron in some <i>inceptisols</i> of Eastern India under sunflower (<i>Helianthus annuus</i> L.) (2023)
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Phonglosa, A., Bhattacharyya, K., Pari, A., Ray, K., Banerjee, H., Haldar, S., …Mandal, J. (in press). Assessment of the suitability of selected extractants for boron in some inceptisols of Eastern India under sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Journal of Plant Nutrition, 46(17), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2023.2231020

Sunflower; as a contingent crop, is often exposed to boron (B) deficiency in soils of low fertility. The deficiency and toxicity of B being very narrow, warrants the need for its proper estimation in soil-plant systems through specific extractants. T... Read More about Assessment of the suitability of selected extractants for boron in some <i>inceptisols</i> of Eastern India under sunflower (<i>Helianthus annuus</i> L.).

Pollution and health risk assessment of mine tailings contaminated soils in India from toxic elements with statistical approaches (2023)
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Ghosh, S., Banerjee, S., Prajapati, J., Mandal, J., Mukherjee, A., & Bhattacharyya, P. (2023). Pollution and health risk assessment of mine tailings contaminated soils in India from toxic elements with statistical approaches. Chemosphere, 324, 138267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.138267

The rapid mining activities of mica mines in Giridih district, India, have led to toxic metal pollution of agricultural soil. This is a key concern for environmental risk and human health. 63 top soil samples were collected at a distance of 10 m (Zon... Read More about Pollution and health risk assessment of mine tailings contaminated soils in India from toxic elements with statistical approaches.

Determination of bioavailable arsenic threshold and validation of modelled permissible total arsenic in paddy soil using machine learning (2023)
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Mandal, J., Jain, V., Sengupta, S., Rahman, M. A., Bhattacharyya, K., Rahman, M., …Mondal, D. (in press). Determination of bioavailable arsenic threshold and validation of modelled permissible total arsenic in paddy soil using machine learning. Journal of Environmental Quality, https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20452

Minimizing arsenic intake from food consumption is a key aspect of the public health response in As-contaminated regions. In many of these regions, rice is the predominant staple food. Here we present a validated maximum allowable concentration of to... Read More about Determination of bioavailable arsenic threshold and validation of modelled permissible total arsenic in paddy soil using machine learning.

A cumulative assessment of plant growth stages and selenium supplementation on arsenic and micronutrients accumulation in rice grains (2023)
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Moulick, D., Ghosh, D., Mandal, J., Bhowmick, S., Mondal, D., Choudhury, S., …Biswas, J. K. (2023). A cumulative assessment of plant growth stages and selenium supplementation on arsenic and micronutrients accumulation in rice grains. Journal of Cleaner Production, 386, 135764. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.135764

Arsenic (As) accumulation in rice grain and subsequent transmission into the food chain is a major global concern. Numerous attempts to minimize As accumulation in rice have been researched till date. The current investigation evaluates the relative... Read More about A cumulative assessment of plant growth stages and selenium supplementation on arsenic and micronutrients accumulation in rice grains.

Sulphur forms and maize yield under long term tillage practices and cropping systems (2023)
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Kumari, K., Shambhavi, S., Mandal, J., Bihari, B., Kumar, S., Kumar, A., & Kumar, K. (in press). Sulphur forms and maize yield under long term tillage practices and cropping systems. Cereal Research Communications, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42976-023-00350-0

Sulphur apart from being an essential element for plant growth is also a structural constituent of many coenzymes and secondary plant products or acts as a functional group directly involved in metabolic reactions and hence the factors promoting its... Read More about Sulphur forms and maize yield under long term tillage practices and cropping systems.

Distribution of Arsenic in Rice Grain from West Bengal, India: Its Relevance to Geographical Origin, Variety, Cultivars and Cultivation Season (2022)
Book Chapter
Roy Chowdhury, N., Das, A., Joardar, M., Mridha, D., De, A., Majumder, S., …Roychowdhury, T. Distribution of Arsenic in Rice Grain from West Bengal, India: Its Relevance to Geographical Origin, Variety, Cultivars and Cultivation Season. In Global Arsenic Hazard. Environmental Science and Engineering. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-16360-9_23

Groundwater arsenic contamination has been a staggering issue for the last 45 years. When the contaminated water is used for irrigational activities, the problem aggravates. Bengal delta is mainly reliant on rice as the staple diet and its cultivatio... Read More about Distribution of Arsenic in Rice Grain from West Bengal, India: Its Relevance to Geographical Origin, Variety, Cultivars and Cultivation Season.