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Accounts of Biological Functions for Accumulation of Radioisotopes in Fishes

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima-Ken (Prefecture), Japan, was destroyed in March 2011 by a major earthquake (magnitude 9) that struck off the northeast coast of Honshu Island, followed by a historic tsunami on March 11, 2011. Significant amounts of radioisotopes were released into the atmosphere and nearby seawater as a result of…
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March 15, 2021 0

Bioindicators: Study on Uptake and Accumulation of Heavy Metals in Plant Leaves of State Highway Road, Bagalkot, India: Advanced Study

In this study, Caesalpinia (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) and grass (Cyndon dactylon) was evaluated as the bioindicators of heavy metals such as the Lead (Pb), Copper (Cu), Cadmium (Cd), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn), Chromium (Cr) and Nickel (Ni) contaminated in Bagalkot and along the state high way upto Mudhol. The soil samples at depth (0-20 cm) and…
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May 26, 2020 0

Roadside Heavy Metals in Soil and Plants

Heavy metal concentration in roadside soil and plants are increasingly becoming of health concern. Especially with the continue increase in anthropogenic activities such as industries and urbanization which releases pollutants in to the environment without control and effects remedies. Heavy metal is any metal that is toxic regardless of their density or atomic mass. Heavy…
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December 13, 2019 0