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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, Nigeria.The highest soil concentrations of Zn, Pb, and Cd in soil were obtained at 1 m from the quarry site.

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 sites. Heavy metals were analyzed using Atomic Absorption

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

Effects of Heavy Metals on the Air Pollution Tolerance

Oct 06, 2020 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.

Appraising the Physico chemical Characteristics and Heavy

water has impelled people to make use of pond water from quarry sites. 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 (0.01±0.00 to 0.02±0.00 mg/l), Pb (6.70±0.78 to 7.87±1.08 mg/l), Ni

A Review of Heavy Metal Contamination of Food Crops in Nigeria

Heavy metal contamination of food crops is an issue of global concern that ultimately results in toxicity and diseases in humans and animals through consumption of contaminated soils and food crops.

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.

(PDF) ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL POLLUTION IN SOME

Kachenko, A.G., Singh, B. Heavy metals contamination in vegetables gro wn in urban and metal smelter contaminated sites in Australia. Water, Air and So il Pollution . 2006;169:101-1 23.

EVALUATION OF HEAVY METAL University of Nigeria

several points to capture the variability of heavy metals in various locations. The analysis focused on twelve (12) metals (Pb, Zn, Cu, Cd, Ag, As, Ni, Mo, Sb, Hg, Se, and Te). The heavy metals concentrations in soil were measured at surface and near surface depth and were found to be highest in the soil around the mine areas.

Sources and Effects of Heavy Metal Pollution in Nigeria

Oct 11, 2018 Bio-monitoring of heavy metals in pregnant women in Nigeria ought to be considered critical to health care management, public health decision-making, and primary prevention activities. There is a clear need for study of the toxicological implications of chronic low-level exposure to heavy metals.

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, Nigeria.The highest soil concentrations of Zn, Pb, and Cd in soil were obtained at 1 m from the quarry site.

Spatial Distribution of Heavy Metals in Soil and Plant in

The study assessed the concentration of heavy metals in soil and plants around a quarry site in Southwestern Nigeria. Sample plots were established in a systematic method along a line transect at increasing distance of 1, 50, 100, 150, 200, 250 and 300 m from the quarry processing plant. A composite soil sample was drawn from a depth of 0

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 sites. Heavy metals were analyzed using Atomic Absorption

Effects of Heavy Metals on the Air Pollution Tolerance

Oct 06, 2020 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) Heavy metal pollution assessment of granite

Department of Crop, Granite Quarry, Heavy Metal Enrichment, Pollution Load Index, Transfer Factor, Bioaccumulation Nigeria is an old quarry opened in 1976 . for the supply of rock

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).

(PDF) Heavy Metal Contents in Soil and Plants at Dumpsites

Table 4.2: Mean values of Heavy metal level in the soil (Mg/Kg) Location Sample Metals As Cd Co Cu Fe Ni Pb Zn Awotan Site A soil 0.66 0.48 0.58 0.91 0.63 0.31 0.49 0.38 Ajakanga Site B Soil 0.55 0.84 0.63 0.82 0.64 0.42 0.53 0.40 Farmland Control Soil 0.23 0.32 0.33 0.34 0.27 0.21 0.10 0.30 Range in Soil 0.5-50 10-100 2-110 0.5-65 10-300 2-200

Environmental Geochemistry of Igarra Marble Mining

The determination of the impacts of marble mining on the environment in Igarra was carried out via the analysis of soil and water samples as geological medium. Seven soil samples, ten water samples and five rock samples were collected. The samples collected were subjected to petro-graphic and geochemical analysis. The mean concentration of metals in soil from Ekpeshi were Cd (3.254 mg/kg), Co

Heavy Metal Concentration of Dumpsite Soil and

heavy metal concentrations in the soil and to determine the heavy metal accumulation in the roots, stems and leaves of corn plants growing within the community area of the closed dumpsite. II. MATERIALS AND METHODS A. Sampling Sites This study was conducted in the community area of the closed dumpsite of Smokey Mountain in Tondo, Manila,

Heavy metals in food crops: Health risks, fate, mechanisms

Apr 01, 2019 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 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 properties. 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

metal poisoning quarries

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Heavy metals health risk assessment for population via

Aug 01, 2012 This study assessed lead, cadmium, and nickel level in food crops, fruits and soil samples from Ohaji and Umuagwo and Owerri in South Eastern Nigeria and estimated the potential health risks of metals. Samples were washed, oven-dried at 70–80°C for 24 h and powdered. Samples were digested with perchloric acid and nitric acid. Metals were analysed with Unicam Atomic

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

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, Nigeria.The highest soil concentrations of Zn, Pb, and Cd in soil were obtained at 1 m from the quarry site.

Effects of Heavy Metals on the Air Pollution Tolerance

Oct 06, 2020 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.

Characteristics of Soils and Crops’ Uptake of Metals in

It was this concern that informed the characterization of soils and crop plants in selected dump sites in Nigeria with particular reference to the heavy metal content, and the assessment of the potential of the crops to mine and deploy heavy metals to their edible portion. The result showed that soils in municipal waste dump sites are higher in

Appraising the Physico-chemical Characteristics and Heavy

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 sites. 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.

Heavy metal concentrations in soils, plant leaves and

Heavy metal concentrations in soils, plant leaves and crops grown Heavy metals, soil, crops, dumpsite, farmland. Nigeria. The concentrations of metals determined are less than one (<1.0 mg

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

(PDF) Heavy Metal Contents in Soil and Plants at Dumpsites

Table 4.2: Mean values of Heavy metal level in the soil (Mg/Kg) Location Sample Metals As Cd Co Cu Fe Ni Pb Zn Awotan Site A soil 0.66 0.48 0.58 0.91 0.63 0.31 0.49 0.38 Ajakanga Site B Soil 0.55 0.84 0.63 0.82 0.64 0.42 0.53 0.40 Farmland Control Soil 0.23 0.32 0.33 0.34 0.27 0.21 0.10 0.30 Range in Soil 0.5-50 10-100 2-110 0.5-65 10-300 2-200

metal poisoning quarries

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Heavy Metal Concentration of Dumpsite Soil and

heavy metal concentrations in the soil and to determine the heavy metal accumulation in the roots, stems and leaves of corn plants growing within the community area of the closed dumpsite. II. MATERIALS AND METHODS A. Sampling Sites This study was conducted in the community area of the closed dumpsite of Smokey Mountain in Tondo, Manila,

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 particulates.

Assessment of Heavy Metal Pollution in Soils from Farms in

The observed lower levels of these heavy metals in the samples soil could be as a result of leaching of the heavy metals to ground or surface waters caused by low sorption capacity of the soil which can be traced to factors such as soil properties, chemical properties of the heavy metal and nature of rains around the quarry site. 32 However

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

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<0.05) compared to the control.

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 ± SD, N=3). As compared