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Heavy Metals In Crops From Quarry Sites In Nigeria

Heavy Metals In Crops From Quarry Sites In Nigeria . 2019-6-24grown in areas near quarry sites take up heavy metals. Upon consumption of these crops by man, there is accumulation of the metals in the body system and such buildup may reach very harmful levels 6. This is the major cause of heavy metal toxin in man.

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

Heavy Metal Content in Vegetables from an Irrigated

heavy metal sources, their accumulation in the soil and the effect of their presence in water and soil on plant systems. The aim of this work therefore, is to determine the content of heavy metals in vegetables from a suspected contaminated site of irrigated farmlands around Barnawa area in Kaduna City.

Determination Of Heavy Metals In Soils In Nigerian Agip

Opaluwa, et al (2012), also carried out heavy metal investigation on concentrations in soils, plant leaves and crops grown around dump sites in Lafia metropolis, Nasarawa State Nigeria. In their work heavy metal levels of selected heavy metals including As, Cd, Co, Cu, Fe, Ni, Pb and Zn in soils,

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

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.

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

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.

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) 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 Dust Concentration and Compounds at Quarry

Mar 19, 2021 Martin S, Griswold W. Human health effects of heavy metals. Environmental Science and Technology Briefs for Citizens: Center for Hazardous Substance Research (CHSR). 2009;15. Nwibo AN, Ugwuja EI, Nwambeke NO, Emelumadi OF, Ogbonnaya LU. Pulmonary problems among quarry workers of crushing stone industrial site at Umuoghara, Ebonyi state, Nigeria.

Characteristics of Soils and Crops’ Uptake of Metals in

Oct 24, 2017 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

Risk analysis of heavy metal contamination in soil

Mar 01, 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

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 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.

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

Effect of quarry activities on selected biological

Apr 18, 2020 Quarry activities are creating diverse stress on biological resources in the rural areas where most of them are located globally. In this study, the effect of quarry activities on elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) leaves and soils around Onigambari Forest Reserve, Oyo State, Nigeria, were investigated. Soil and samples of elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) leaves were collected from

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

Assessment of Dust Concentration and Compounds at Quarry

Mar 19, 2021 Martin S, Griswold W. Human health effects of heavy metals. Environmental Science and Technology Briefs for Citizens: Center for Hazardous Substance Research (CHSR). 2009;15. Nwibo AN, Ugwuja EI, Nwambeke NO, Emelumadi OF, Ogbonnaya LU. Pulmonary problems among quarry workers of crushing stone industrial site at Umuoghara, Ebonyi state, Nigeria.

Characteristics of Soils and Crops’ Uptake of Metals in

Oct 24, 2017 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

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 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

Effect of quarry activities on selected biological

Apr 18, 2020 Quarry activities are creating diverse stress on biological resources in the rural areas where most of them are located globally. In this study, the effect of quarry activities on elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) leaves and soils around Onigambari Forest Reserve, Oyo State, Nigeria, were investigated. Soil and samples of elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) leaves were collected from

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

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.

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 .

A review of soil heavy metal pollution from industrial and

This review obtained heavy metal concentrations in soils of 402 industrial sites and 1041 agricultural sites in China throughout the document retrieval. Based on the database, this review assessed soil heavy metal concentration and estimated the ecological and health risks on a national scale.

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

Geoenvironmental assessment of abandoned mines and

Oct 01, 2014 The concentration of heavy metals (Cu, Zn, Pb, As, Ni and Cd) in soils sampled at the abandoned quarries and mine sites are shown in Table 6a, Table 6b. Table 6a . Concentration of heavy metals in soil samples collected from abandoned mines, South-western Nigeria.

Original Research Pollution Loads and the Ecological Risk

mean concentrations of heavy metals from at least 5 sam-pling sites, and Cref indicates the evaluation criteria values [21]. The adopted evaluation criteria for this study was the recommended values for agricultural soil by the Canadian Council of Ministers for the Environment [22], as Nigeria has no stipulated guideline for heavy metals in soil.

ASSESSMENT OF LEVELS AND HEALTH RISKS OF TRACE METALS

Jan 19, 2021 The mean levels of the metals except Mn, Pb and Zn were below the threshold limits for agricultural soils. Our data also showed that food crops cultivated around this sites bio-accumulated toxic levels of these metals above the recommended legal limits set by WHO, NAFDAC and CODEX especially Pb, Zn, Cu, Ni, Se, and Rb.