Eurola, Merja; Alfthan, Georg; Aro, Antti; Ekholm, Päivi; Hietaniemi, Veli; Rainio, Heikki; Rankanen, Riitta and Venäläinen, Eija-Riitta (2003) Results of the Finnish selenium monitoring program 2000-2001. Agrifood Research Reports, no. 36. MTT Agrifood Research Finland.
In Finland compound fertilizers have been supplemented with selenium (Se) since 1984. In 1998, the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry raised the Se supplementation level in fertilizers from 6 to 10 mg Se/kg fertilizer. The most important sources of Se are milk, meat, and milk and meat products, which together cover nearly 70 % of the total Se intake.
|Keywords:||selenium, fertilizer, fertilization, soil, foods|
|Subjects:||Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health|
|Research affiliation:|| Finland > Other organizations|
Finland > Luke Natural Resources Institute
|Deposited By:||Koistinen, Riitta|
|Deposited On:||10 Oct 2008|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:38|
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