heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria

heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria

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 Get Price

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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

Author: Ibu Ochelebe, Gordon Essien Nkebem, Ebenezar Agayina Kudamnya

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 IshiAgu, 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 IshiAgu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria were studied Following laboratory analysis of the leaves of the plants for metal load and four biochemical parameters of APTI computation

Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and

May 31, 2018· 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 Samples from agriculture area of Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria

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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 Samples from agriculture area of Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria, constituted the control

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

List Of Quarry Sites In Nigeria

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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 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

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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 IshiAgu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria were studied Following laboratory analysis of the leaves of the plants for metal load and four biochemical parameters of APTI computation

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<005) compared to the control

Appraising the Physicochemical 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 physicochemical parameters and heavy metals of water samples collected at China quarry site in Ngwogwo Ivo Local Government of Ebonyi State, Nigeria

A Review of the Health Implications of Heavy Metals in

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 oilproducing areas than those from crops in nonoilproducing areasOkra and cocoyam with 91 mg/kg and 11 mg/kg, respectively, in oil exploration sites in Rivers State

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

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

Table 42: 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 066 048 058 091 063 031 049 038 Ajakanga Site B Soil 055 084 063 082 064 042 053 040 Farmland Control Soil 023 032 033 034 027 021 010 030 Range in Soil 0550 10100 2110 0565 10300 2200

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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

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 petrographic and geochemical analysis The mean concentration of metals in soil from Ekpeshi were Cd (3254 mg/kg), Co

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ANALYSIS AND POLLUTION ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL

heavy metals in the soil display the following decreasing trend: Cu>Pb>Cr>Ni>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

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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

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

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<005) compared to the control

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

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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

A Review of the Health Implications of Heavy Metals in

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 oilproducing areas than those from crops in nonoilproducing areasOkra and cocoyam with 91 mg/kg and 11 mg/kg, respectively, in oil exploration sites in Rivers State

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 nonpetroleum activities)

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 petrographic and geochemical analysis The mean concentration of metals in soil from Ekpeshi were Cd (3254 mg/kg), Co

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

Table 42: 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 066 048 058 091 063 031 049 038 Ajakanga Site B Soil 055 084 063 082 064 042 053 040 Farmland Control Soil 023 032 033 034 027 021 010 030 Range in Soil 0550 10100 2110 0565 10300 2200

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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

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ANALYSIS AND POLLUTION ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL

heavy metals in the soil display the following decreasing trend: Cu>Pb>Cr>Ni>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

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

Heavy Metal Polluted Soils: Effect on Plants and

Soils polluted with heavy metals have become common across the globe due to increase in geologic and anthropogenic activities Plants growing on these soils show a reduction in growth, performance, and yield Bioremediation is an effective method of treating heavy metal polluted soils It is a widely accepted method that is mostly carried out in situ</i>; hence it is suitable for the

Metals and Your Food | FDA

Metals – both beneficial and harmful – are in many foods This is because our air, water and soil all contain metals (and elements that combine metals and nonmetals called metalloids)

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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

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, ovendried at 70–80°C for 24 h and powdered Samples were digested with perchloric acid and nitric acid Metals were analysed with Unicam Atomic