Metal-Ligand Interaction Modeling in Soils and Plants
Coordinator - Helena Freitas (FCTUC)
Execution dates - 2001-01-01 - 2004-01-01 (36 Months)
Funding Entity - FCT. POCTI. Interdisciplinary Area – Management and Modeling of Environmental Systems - POCTI/1999/MGS/35653.
Proponent Institution -
Participating Institutions
1. IMAR – Coimbra’s Interdisciplinary Center (FCTUC).
2. Chemistry Department, Technical University of Lisboa
The aim of this project is to build a model of metal balance and transport, having in consideration the relevant processes that influence Ni mobility in two important natural compartments: soils and plants. The poly functional ligands used in the model are humic acids (soil) and pectins (plant).