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Heavy Metal Contamination in Green Leafy Vegetables

Heavy Metal Contamination in Green Leafy Vegetables Collected from Selected Market Sites of Piliyandala Area Colombo District Sri Lanka Thilini Kananke 1 Jagath Wansapala 2 Anil Gunaratne 3 1 Department of Food Science and Technology Faculty of Applied Sciences Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka Belihuloya Sri Lanka 2 Department of Food Science and Technology Faculty of Applied...

ANALYSIS AND POLLUTION ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL

heavy metals in the soil display the following decreasing trend Cu gt Pb gt Cr gt Ni gt Cd From this result found that level of heavy quarry power plant transportation and agriculture activities that might contribute to heavy metal contamination Figure 1 show a map of sampling points in the study area Table 1 Coordination of Sampling Site...

Effects of Heavy Metals on the Air Pollution Tolerance

Oct 06 2020 0183 32 Effects of heavy metals on the Air Pollution Tolerance Indices APTI of five medicinal plants growing within quarry site in Ishi-Agu Ebonyi State Nigeria were studied Following laboratory analysis of the leaves of the plants for metal load and four biochemical parameters of APTI computation...

PDF Assessment of toxic heavy metal loading in topsoil

Assessment of toxic heavy metal loading in topsoil samples within the vicinity of a limestone quarry in South Western Nigeria August 2012 African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 6 8...

Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration and Enrichment

Geochemical investigation of the soils around quarry and barite mine sites in part of Akamkpa and Biase area of Southeastern Nigeria was carried out to assess the concentration and enrichment levels of some heavy metals and trace elements in the soils The investigation involved the collection of fifteen 15 soil samples between the depth of 15 - 30 cm...

Impact Of Quarry Effluent Discharge On Heavy Metal

1 2 3 4 5 Nigeria ABSTRACT Heavy metal chlorophyll vitamin and proximate composition of selected vegetables in Ishiagu Ebonyi State Nigeria as influenced by quarry effluent discharge were screened Fresh samples of vegetables were collected from farms around Ishiagu quarry sit Heavy metals were analyzed using Atomic Absorption...

Bioaccumulation of the Heavy Metals in Cassava Tubers and

Heavy metals have been found in food crops and have a potential health hazards to man through the dietary pathway in Nigeria Obiajunwa et al 2001 The Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons TPH at Site 1 area of petroleum activities was 525199 mg kg -1 while the below detection level was recorded for site 2 an area of non-petroleum activities...

Heavy metals in food crops Health risks fate mechanisms

Apr 01 2019 0183 32 Heavy metals can cause breaks in DNA strands molecular cross linkage mutations of genetic materials oxidative stress and damage by ROS and free radicals and functional and structural membrane disintegration which all ultimately increase the phytoavailability of heavy metals and inhibit the growth of crop plants...

Assessment of toxic heavy metal loading in topsoil samples

toxic heavy metals within the surrounding environment of quarries and serve as reference point for future studies and comparison This study assessed the levels of Pb Cd Cr Cu Co Mn Ni Zn and Fe in topsoil samples of a major limestone quarry in Oluyole Local Government Area Oyo State Nigeria...

metal poisoning quarries

metal poisoning quarries - schroder-stoffennl metal poisoning quarries - yogorinomonsbe heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria metal poisoning quarries determination of the metal content and concentration of quarry dust in air at ugwuele uturu and abakaliki nigeria they can lead to poisoning Mineral and/or metal...

Appraising the Physico chemical Characteristics and Heavy

water has impelled people to make use of pond water from quarry sit This study investigated the physico-chemical parameters and heavy metals of water samples collected at China quarry site in Ngwogwo Ivo Local Government of Ebonyi State Nigeria The concentrations of Cd 001 177 000 to 002 177 000 mg/l Pb 670 177 078 to 787 177 108 mg/l Ni...

ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

for the adsorption of heavy metals from polluted sit In this study a biosorbent based on zeolite and Penicillium simplicissimumwas was developed to clean up heavy metals from gold mine wastewaters Several chemical processes may be involved in biosorption including adsorption ion exchange co-ordination and covalent bonding...

Assessment of Soil Quality Characteristics and Pollution

increases the concentration of heavy metals 4 Excessive amount of heavy metals affects soil biological properties and may change its basic physicochemical properti In many developing countries like Nigeria local inhabitants cultivate some vegetables and other crop plants in the vicinity of quarry sites due to scarcity of land for...

Heavy Metals In Edible Vegetables At Abandoned Solid

Heavy metals in soil Statistical analysis of the concentration of heavy metals in the soils dump sites and control is presented in Table 1 Table 1 Heavy metals concentration from solid waste dump sites in Eagles island Eneka and Bundu water side and control sites in Norwan Ndele and Choba farmlands Mean 177 SD N=3 As compared...

Appraising the Physico

Quarrying as a land use is a potential source of water pollution but lack of access to safe drinking water has impelled people to make use of pond water from quarry sit This study investigated the physico-chemical parameters and heavy metals of water samples collected at China quarry site in Ngwogwo Ivo Local Government of Ebonyi State Nigeria...

Impacts of Quarry Activities on Corchorus olitorius Grown

The concentrations of heavy metals Co Zn Cr Cd As and Pb in the leaves of the plant grown within the vicinity of the quarry site were above the World Health Organisation WHO permissible limits and increased significantly p...

Air Quality Assessment in the Vicinity of Quarry Site

metals in soil and vegetation of a quarry site Bada Fagbayibgo 2009 and on the level of suspended particulates in the ambient air and around selected quarry sites Oguntoke et al 2009 but much work has not been done on the effect of quarry activities in relation to the emission of greenhouse gases and suspended particulat...

Effects Of Heavy Metals On The Air Pollution Tolerance

Effects of heavy metals on the Air Pollution Tolerance Indices APTI of five medicinal plants growing within quarry site in Ishi-Agu Ebonyi State Nigeria were studied Following laboratory analysis of the leaves of the plants for metal load and four biochemical parameters of APTI computation The metal...

Heavy metals data in soils for agricultural activities

Jun 01 2018 0183 32 The data contains the geoexploration and geostatistical analysis of heavy metals in agricultural soils of Odo-Oba southwestern Nigeria Ten 10 samples were randomly collected for heavy metal analysis Heavy metals are the metallic elements which exhibit relatively high density when compared with the density of water...

Monitoring of Heavy Metal Content in Fruits and Vegetables

The content of lead Pb copper Cu zinc Zn cobalt Co nickel Ni and cadmium Cd in some selected fruits and vegetables from the Misurata City Market Libya were measured using atomic absorption spectrophotometry The results of this study showed that the average concentrations detected ranged from 002 to 1824 075 to 621 0042 to 114 0141 to 1168 019 to 5143 and 001...

A comparative study of the influence of heavy metals on

A comparative study of the influence of heavy metals on soils and crops grown within quarry environment at Akamkpa Cross River State was conducted in 2009 year The study area was delineated into3 zones P1 P11 P111 based on the intensity of exposure to tailings wind speed wind direction and distance from the quarry The selected sample distances were 0km 1km and 3km as control...

Heavy metal concentration in soil and woody plants in a quarry

This study determined the concentration of three heavy metals zinc Zn lead Pb and cadmium Cd in soil and in a woody plant species Milicia excelsa at Ishiagu quarry NigeriaThe highest soil concentrations of Zn Pb and Cd in soil were obtained at 1 m from the quarry site...

Assessment of soils around quarry terrain in Akamkpa local

2Department of Agric Econs and Extension University of Calabar Calabar-Nigeria Accepted March 26 2013 Soils around the quarry sites in Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State - Nigeria were studied for physico-chemical parameters and heavy metal status Samples were collected using soil...

Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals in Some Tissues of Fish in

Bioaccumulation of heavy metals Zn Pb Cd and Cu was determined in the liver gills and flesh from benthic and pelagic fish species collected from Lake Geriyo covering two seasons The levels of the heavy metals varied significantly among fish species and organs Flesh possessed the lowest concentration of all the metals Liver was the target organ for Zn Cu and Pb accumulations...

Mineral industry of Africa

Nigeria which accounted for less than 1 of African crude steel output in 2005 could increase its share to 10 by 2011 with the opening of the Ajaokuta plant in 2006 and higher production at the Delta plant In South Africa the expansion of the Vanderbijlpark plant was scheduled to take place from 2006 to 2009...

ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL CONTAMINATION IN SOIL

Heavy metals are currently of much environmental concern They are harmful to humans animals and are susceptible to bioaccumulation in the food chain Heavy metals may come from many different sources in urban areas Atmospheric pollution is a major contributor to heavy metal contamination in topsoils Kelly et al 1996...

Heavy Metal Pollution Assessment of Granite Quarrying

The impact of previous operations on the environment was assessed by determining heavy metal contents of soil topsoil 0-15 cm and subsoil 15-30 cm and plant samples taken at 0 10 15 30 60 120 and 200 m from an abandoned granite quarry and compared to samples from a control baseline location Fe was the most abundant element in the topsoil 0-15 cm and subsoil 15-30cm Cd was...

Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and

Abstract In view of ensuring healthy agricultural foods for human consumption this study assessed the human health risk implicated in selected heavy metals in some commonly consumed vegetables tubers nuts and fruits grown around the quarry sites at Ishiagu Ebonyi State Nigeria...

Quarry And Nigeria Gdp

The graph below plots the components of Nigeria s GDP in the 5 Mining activities track coal mining metal ores and quarrying activiti contribution of agriculture and mining to nigeria gdp what are the contribution of the mining industry towards the development industry analysis of quarry Contribution Mining And Quarry In Nigeria...

PDF Assessment of Heavy Metal Pollution in Soils from

Assessment of Heavy Metal Pollution in Soils from Farms in the Vicinity of Durumi Quarry Site in Mpape Abuja Nigeria December 2018 Current World Environment 13 3 360-373...