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Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration and

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.

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Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in

31-05-2018  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.

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A Review of Heavy Metal Contamination of Food

Evidence shows that vegetables and other food crops consumed in Nigeria are contaminated by heavy metals, and this is associated with adverse health issues, such as cancer, which is currently on...

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Table 5 from Human health risk assessment of

Table 5. Bio-concentration factor of crop plants from Quarry site (Ishiagu) and agricultural zone (Umudike) - "Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and commonly consumed food crops from quarry sites located at Isiagwu, Ebonyi State"

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Table 3 from Human health risk assessment of

24-01-2021  Table 3. Mean concentration of heavy metals (mg/kg dry weight) in selected food crops from quarry site (Ishiagu) and residential area (Umudike) - "Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and commonly consumed food crops from quarry sites located at Isiagwu, Ebonyi State"

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Heavy Metal Contamination of Otofure Dumpsite Environment ...

This study characterized some indices of heavy metals in the soils of Otofure waste dumpsite environment near Benin City, Edo State in Southern Nigeria, in order to ascertain the level of heavy metal contamination of one of the several sites receiving municipal solid wastes daily.

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[PDF] Human health risk assessment of heavy

Environmental Science. Ovidius University Annals of Chemistry. 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.

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Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration in Soil

Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration in Soi... Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration in Soil and Food Crops Growing Around Etelebou Flow Station in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The MasterMind Project AGBALAJE OVAKPOROYEBERHE LUCKY 142 PAGES (18260 WORDS) Dissertation .

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Heavy Metal Contents in Soil and Plants at Dumpsites: A ...

Most common heavy metals are copper, nickel, chromium, lead, cadmium mercury and iron. Some heavy metals, such as iron and nickel are essential to the survival or all forms of life if they are low...

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Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration and

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.

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Heavy Metals Status on Irrigated Urban Farming Sites of ...

Heavy Metals Status on Irrigated Urban Farming Sites of Katsina City, Nigeria ... eventually the cultivated crops. Exposure to heavy metals can lead to mental deterioration, loss of memory, ...

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Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration in

Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration in Soi... Assessment of Heavy Metals Concentration in Soil and Food Crops Growing Around Etelebou Flow Station in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The MasterMind Project AGBALAJE OVAKPOROYEBERHE LUCKY 142 PAGES (18260 WORDS) Dissertation . Follow Author .

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(PDF) Heavy metal pollution assessment of

Means and ranges of heavy metal content in soils ne ar a granite quarry at Ikole-Ekiti Elements* T opsoil (0-1 5 cm) Subsoil (15-30 cm) Mean Range Control Mean Range Control

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ASSESSMENT OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF HEAVY

Water and sediment samples, collected at four major sites selected along the river course, were analyzed for heavy metals (Pb, Zn, Ni, Cd, Cu, and As) using standard methods. The pH in water was higher (7.94) than in sediment and EPA standards (6.5-7.5) and in water; it was lower than the recommended values for EPA and WHO.

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Table 5 from Human health risk assessment of

Table 5. Bio-concentration factor of crop plants from Quarry site (Ishiagu) and agricultural zone (Umudike) - "Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and commonly consumed food crops from quarry sites located at Isiagwu, Ebonyi State"

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A Review of the Health Implications of Heavy

South Examples: green vegetables showed higher concentrations of heavy and trace metals than other crops in Rivers State. Hart et al. [] posted higher concentrations of Zn, Cd, Pb, Fe, Cu, Cr, Co, and Mn in crops grown in oil-producing areas than those from crops in nonoil-producing areasOkra and cocoyam with 9.1 mg/kg and 1.1 mg/kg, respectively, in oil exploration sites in

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(PDF) Bioaccumulation of heavy metals by Vigna

Allow ays, B. and Davies, B. (2012). Heavy m etal cont ent of plant grow ing on soil contaminated by lead mining. Journal of Agricultural Science. 76: 321-323. Amusan, A., Ige, D. and Olaw ale, R. (2009). Characterist ics of soils and crops’ uptake of metals in municipal w aste dump sites in Nigeria. Journal of Human Ecology. 17: 167-171.

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Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and ...

Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and commonly consumed food crops from quarry sites located at Isiagwu, Ebonyi State Uchechi Bliss ONYEDIKACHI,1* Donatus Chuka BELONWU,2 and Mattew Owhonda WEGWU2 1Department of Biochemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike,

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Distribution of heavy metals in soils from

01-11-2020  This study investigated the heavy metal content and the extent of pollution in soils from abandoned dump sites in Kumasi, Ghana. Concentrations of heavy metals in the 70 soil samples were determined using a Niton XL3t GOLD field portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometer and confirmed on an Agilent 7800 inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometer.

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Ecological Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in

Communication In Physical Sciences 2020, 5(2): 124 -135 Authors: Jude C. Nnaji, and E. ChukwuReceived 15 March 2020/Accepted 28 April 2020 Ecological risk assessment of heavy metals at five dumpsites (1 – 5) in Umuahia, Nigeria was carried out. Soil samples were collected at distances of 0, 5 and 10 m from each dumpsite and from a control site.

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A comparative study of the influence of heavy

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 (0 km, 1 km

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Effects of Heavy Metals on the Air Pollution

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

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(PDF) Determination of Heavy Metals in some

Determination of Heavy Metals in some Selected Waste Dumpsites in Gboko Metropolis, Benue State, Nigeria Anhwange Benjamin INTRODUCTIONLike many cities among developing country, Gboko, a major town in north central Nigeria is faced with environmental challenges such as improper disposal of refuse near residential areas and other public places within the town.

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Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in soil and

06-09-2017  Heavy metal contamination in Nigeria soils is well documented. However, there is dearth of information on the intake of toxic heavy metals by some food crops cultivated in Nigeria soil. Accumulation of toxic heavy metals in edible food crops is a potential threat to human and animal health. Hence, a study on soil to food crop relation in terms of heavy metals

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Heavy Metal Concentrations in Plants and Soil along Heavy ...

the concentration of six heavy metals (Cd, Zu, Cu, Cr, Pb and Ni) in soil. Abstract Plant and soil samples were analyzed to determine the heavy metals (Cd, Zn, Cu, Cr, Pb and Ni) along major roads in Kwara State, Nigeria. Control plant and soil samples were obtained from Kwara State University (KWASU). Eight soil and plant samples were collected.

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Risk analysis of heavy metal contamination in

01-03-2020  Heavy metals health risk assessment for population via consumption of food crops and fruits in Owerri, South Eastern, Nigeria Chem. Cent. J. , 6 ( 2012 ) , p. 77

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Distribution of heavy metals in soils from

01-11-2020  This study investigated the heavy metal content and the extent of pollution in soils from abandoned dump sites in Kumasi, Ghana. Concentrations of heavy metals in the 70 soil samples were determined using a Niton XL3t GOLD field portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometer and confirmed on an Agilent 7800 inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometer.

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Multiple Exposure and Effects Assessment of

11-04-2014  The translocation capability of heavy metals from the soil to the edible part of crops can be described using a bioaccumulation factor (BAF). The BAFs of Cd, Pb, Cu and Zn were calculated as follows: where Cplant and Csoil on dry weight basis represent the heavy metal concentration in edible part of food crops and soils, respectively.

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Heavy metals in food crops: Health risks, fate,

01-04-2019  Plant growth–promoting bacteria (PGPR) enhanced the phytoremediation potential of hazardous heavy metals in food crops such as rice, maize, and Gravel (Belimov et al., 2015; Hassan et al., 2016; Ashraf et al., 2017). Plant–microbe interactions can greatly reduce the bio/phytoavailability of heavy metals in crops .

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A comparative study of the influence of heavy

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 (0 km, 1 km

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Heavy metal contamination of foods by refuse

The impact of heavy metals from refuse dumps on soil, food, and water qualities in Awka, Nigeria was studied. Soil samples (top and 1.35 m deep) were collected from five refuse dumps digested with conc. HNO3 and HClO4. The heavy metals (lead, manganese, arsenic, chromium, cadmium, and nickel) in veg

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Heavy metal content and toxicity of mine and

Soils formed in metallic mines and serpentinite quarries, among other unfavourable features, have high levels of heavy metals. They can release into the environment causing surface and subsurface water contamination, uptake by plants, their accumulation in the food chain and adverse effects on living organisms. In this work, we studied the magnitude of the soils’ toxic

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J Article Evaluation of Some Heavy Metals in Food Crops of ...

used to determine the levels of some heavy metals from Zamfara State. These three cereals were chosen as they belong in the thirty (30) most consumed crops in the world (Reddy, 2012) and also in our area of study. The elements of interest in this research are lead, cadmium, nickel, cobalt and mercury.

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HEAVY METALS IN CONTAMINATED SOILS OF

Oladele A. Oguntade, Adetutu A. Adegbuyi, Adesola L. Nassir, Solomon O. Olagunju, Waheed A. Salami, Rilwan O. Adewale, Geoassessment of heavy metals in rural and urban floodplain soils: health implications for consumers of Celosia argentea and Corchorus olitorius vegetables in Sagamu, Nigeria, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 10.1007/s10661-020-8077-9,

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Pollution Status of Heavy Metals in Water and

There has been a lot of concern on the rate at which industrial and domestic wastes are discharged into River Delimi in north central Nigeria. This study was an attempt to assess the status of heavy metal pollutants (Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn) in sediment and water from River Delimi in Jos city, with a view to determining its ability to support aquatic life and suitability for use in vegetable crop ...

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A Review of the Health Implications of Heavy

South Examples: green vegetables showed higher concentrations of heavy and trace metals than other crops in Rivers State. Hart et al. [] posted higher concentrations of Zn, Cd, Pb, Fe, Cu, Cr, Co, and Mn in crops grown in oil-producing areas than those from crops in nonoil-producing areasOkra and cocoyam with 9.1 mg/kg and 1.1 mg/kg, respectively, in oil exploration sites in

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Heavy metal levels in vegetables from selected

21-02-2021  This study was conducted to analyze the heavy metal in a selected vegetable in Lagos, Nigeria. Recently matured leafy vegetable (fluted-pumpkin) from ten (10) different markets were sampled, digested using 98% nitric acid (HN03) and analyzed with the aid of Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer(AAS) to determine heavy metals. The mean concentration for each heavy

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Heavy metal accumulation in vegetables

15-12-2008  Heavy metals in edible green vegetables grown along the sites of the Sinza and Msimbazi rivers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Food Chemistry , 66 ( 1991 ) , pp. 63 -

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Multiple Exposure and Effects Assessment of

11-04-2014  The translocation capability of heavy metals from the soil to the edible part of crops can be described using a bioaccumulation factor (BAF). The BAFs of Cd, Pb, Cu and Zn were calculated as follows: where Cplant and Csoil on dry weight basis represent the heavy metal concentration in edible part of food crops and soils, respectively.

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