Publications & Patents


Our research team has been very productive in publishing referred articles in highly reputable scientific journals.  Publications with can be down loaded as pdf files.

Here are the honors in our group

Most productive graduate student

Dr. Abioye Fayiga

Most productive post-doc scientist

Dr. Rocky X. Cao

Most productive visiting scientist

Dr. Nandita Singh


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List of Referred Articles
       By author (alphabetical order)
      
By year (reverse chronological order)
       
By subject (alphabetical order)

List of Research Reports

List of Patents

List of thesis &  dissertation

List of Research Reports

5.
  Ma, L.Q.,  M. Chen, W.  Harris, and A. Hornsby.  April 1997.  ~57kb
    Background Concentrations of Trace Metals in Florida Surface Soils.

    Submitted to Florida Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
#97-4

4.  Ma, L.Q.,  M. Chen, W.  Harris, and A. Hornsby.  May 1998.  ~229kb
    Background concentrations of trace metals in Florida surface soils: comparisons of 4 EPA digestion methods & baseline concentrations of 15 metals
    Submitted to Florida Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
#98-11

3.  Ma, L.Q.,  M. Chen, W.  Harris, and A. Hornsby.  December 1999.  ~3.8mb
    Background concentrations of trace metals in Florida surface soils:  taxonomic and geographic distributions of total-total and total-recoverable concentrations of selected trace metals
    Submitted to Florida Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
#99-7

2.  M. Chen, W.  Harris, and J. Sartain.  June 2000.  ~1.2mb
    Environmental Impacts of Lead Pellets at Shooting Ranges
    Submitted to Florida Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
#00-07

1.   Ma, L.Q.,  Rocky X. Cao, Donald Hardison, Ming Chen, Willie G. Harris, and Jerry Sartain.   May 2002.  ~708kb 
    Environmental Impacts of Lead Pellets at Shooting Ranges and Arsencial Herbicides on Golf Courses in Florida
    Submitted to Florida Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
#02-01  

List of patents

6. Ma, L.Q.,  and C. Tu.  Issue date 07/04/06.  US patent No. 7,069,690.
    Compositions and methods for removing pollutants from contaminated water with a fern plant 

5. Ma, L.Q., S. Tu and A. Fayiga.  Issue date 06/27/06.  US patent No. 7,066,982.
    Contaminant removal by ferns via foliar-application and excised /ground fronds.


4. Ma, L.Q., T.F. Luongo, M. Srivastava and N. Singh.  Issue date 06/27/06.  US patent No. 7,065,920.
    Contaminant removal by additional ferns.

3. Ma, L.Q., K.M. Komar, and E.D. Kennelley. Issue date 10/16/01.  US patent No. 6,302,942.
    Methods for removing pollutants from contaminated soil materials with a fern plant.


2. Ma, L.Q., K.M. Komar, and E.D. Kennelley. Issue date 8/28/01.  US patent No. 6,280,500.
    Methods for removing pollutants from contaminated soil materials with a fern plant.


1. Ryan, J.A., T.J. Logan, L.Q. Ma, and S.J.Traina. Issue date 4/30/96.  US patent No. 5,512,702.
    Methods for in-situ immobilization of lead in contaminated soils, wastes, and sediments using solid calcium phosphate materials.

List of thesis &  dissertation


6.     Huang, Anhui.  2009.  Characterization of arsenic resistant bacterial communities in the rhizosphere of an arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.

5.    Gonzaga, Maria I.S.  2006.  Effects of soil and plant on arsenic accumulation by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris Vittata L.

4.    Fayiga, Abioye.  2005.  Phytoremediation of arsenic contaminated soils and water.

3.    Kertulis-tartar, Gina.  2005.  Arsenic hyperaccumulation by Pteris Vittata L. and its potential for phytoremediation of arsenic-contaminated soils.

2.    Yoon, Joonki.  2005.  Phosphate-induced lead immobilization in contaminated soil.

1.    Hardison Jr, D.W.  2003.  Environmental fate and mobility of lead in Florida shooting range soils.