heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria

  • Heavy metal bioaccumulation of selected tuber crops

    Heavy metal concentration of soil and selected root crops cassava, yam, cocoyam and potato from three mining areas of Ishiagu, Ebonyi State were Evaluated Heavy metals were analysed using Atomic

  • Heavy metal contamination of foods by refuse dump

    The impact of heavy metals from refuse dumps on soil, food, and water qualities in Awka, Nigeria was studied Soil samples (top and 135 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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  • Effects of Heavy Metals on the Air Pollution Tolerance

    AbstractTable of ContentsIntroductionEffects 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 load was determined by the Atomic Absorption spectrophotometric method, while the ascorbic acid was determined by the titremetric method, leaf extract pH by the electrochemical techniques, relative water
  • Heavy Metal Concentration of Dumpsite Soil and

      In the analysis of the concentrations of heavy metals in the dumpsite soil, it could be noted that Zn had the highest concentration (53283 ppm) Large disparity was observed between Cu (15184 ppm) and Pb (15465 ppm) concentrations with Zn Cd (0166 ppm) has the least concentration of all the heavy metals in the dumpsite

  • Heavy Metal Concentrations in Food Crops Grown In

      metals at high concentrations causing serious risk to human health when consumed (Nkwocha and Duru, 2010) Once heavy metals contaminate a soil, it remains so indefinitely They may find their way into many environments through agricultural crops, soil surface and ground water where they undergo a process of

  • Assessment of heavy metals contamination and

      This study has been conducted to appraise the concentrations of selected heavy metals and total dissolved solids (TDSs) in the drinking water from shallow wells in parts of Ibadan metropolis, southwest Nigeria Fifteen (15) water samples were collected from three representative residential locations [traditional core area (TCA), periurban area (PUA), and urban area (UA)] for geochemical

    Author: Saheed Adekunle Ganiyu, Abimbola Temitope Oyadeyi, Azeem Adedeji Adeyemi
  • Ecological risk assessment of heavy metal

      The incidence of heavy metal contamination in Zamfara State, northern Nigeria, due to artisanal mining in some villages has resulted in the pollution of a vast area of land and water This study evaluated the extent of environmental risks caused by heavy metals It involved five (5) villages (Bagega, Dareta, Sunke, Tunga, and Abare) where mining activities were taking place and Anka town with

    Author: Sharhabil Musa Yahaya, Sharhabil Musa Yahaya, Fatima Abubakar, Nafiu Abdu
  • A Comparative Study of Heavy Metal Concentration in

      etc Heavy Metals in agricultural soils are absorbed and accumulated by crops Ingesting heavy metals by soilcrop system is a major way of damaging human health [12] The aim of this research was the assessment of heavy metals (Cr, Pd, Zn, Cd) in tannery effluentaffected land and compared the results with the concentration of heavy

  • Effect of crude oil pollution on heavy metal contents

      Generally, higher concentration of heavy metals was observed in all polluted crops, site vegetation and soils Among all the heavy metals detected in the soil, highest concentration of Lead was observed in polluted maize (355 ppm) while the lowest concentration of Lead was observed in unpolluted Cowpea (48 ppm) This is a

  • A review of soil heavy metal pollution from industrial

    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 of Otofure Dumpsite

      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

  • Evaluation of Heavy Metal in Soils From Enyimba

    some heavy metals in soils in the vicinity of Enyimba dumpsite in Aba, Nigeria arising from abandoned burrowpits and quarrysites without any environmental impact assessment studies Such soils are easily obtained from dumpsites and used for planting of vegetables and food crops Ademoroti (1990) ascertained that there is a positive

  • Assessment of toxic heavy metal loading in topsoil

    environment in terms of heavy metals pollution in Nigeria There is need to investigate the baseline concentrations of toxic heavy metals within the vicinity of quarry sites This would form a database on pollution statuses of the toxic heavy metals within the surrounding environment of quarries and serve as reference point for future studies

  • Effect of Quarrying and Stone Crushing Activities on

    The accumulation of pollutants in the crops (leaves, roots and stem) may lead to low yield, stunted growth or plant death 12 Plants that are very close to quarry sites tend to accumulate dusts and heavy metals which have been shown to reduce carbohydrate and chlorophyll levels, thus reducing the level of photosynthesis and delay flowering 13

  • REVIEW ON HEAVY METALS CONTAMINATION IN THE

      heavy metals (Wuana and Okieimen, 2011) This requires knowledge of source of contamination, chemistry and environmental and associated health effects (risks) of heavy metals Phytoremediation can also be employed to control heavy metals which are the use of plants to reduce metals pollution (EPA, 1998)

  • Heavy Metal Pollution Assessment of Granite

      The impact of previous operations on the environment was assessed by determining heavy metal contents of soil (topsoil, 015 cm and subsoil,1530 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 (015 cm) and subsoil (1530cm), Cd was

  • List Of Quarry Sites In Nigeria

    Welcome To lscrusher Heavy Industry Technology List Of Quarry Sites In Nigeria ,lscrusher Heavy Industry Technology is a jointstock enterprise that mainly produces large and mediumsized series of crushers, sand making machines, and mills, and integrates RD, production and sales he company regards product quality as the life of the company

  • Assessment of soils around quarry terrain in Akamkpa

      2Department of Agric Econs and Extension, University of Calabar, CalabarNigeria Accepted March 26, 2013 Soils around the quarry sites in Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State Nigeria were studied for physicochemical parameters and heavy

  • Heavy metal contamination and health risk

      In the present investigation, the concentration of heavy metals (As, Ba, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn) in pond and stream water samples near abandoned barite mines have been studied The main objective of study was to appraise the degree of contamination and human risk assessment due to

  • Effect of quarry activities on selected biological

      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

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    quarry sites in owerri heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria Mining Firms In Awka Mining Equipment,crusher Machine heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria quarry industry in nigeria china This page is about quarry industry in nigeria, click here to get more infomation about quarry industry in nigeria

  • Evaluation of Heavy Metal in Soils From Enyimba

    some heavy metals in soils in the vicinity of Enyimba dumpsite in Aba, Nigeria arising from abandoned burrowpits and quarrysites without any environmental impact assessment studies Such soils are easily obtained from dumpsites and used for planting of vegetables and food crops Ademoroti (1990) ascertained that there is a positive

  • Spatial Distribution of Heavy Metals in Soil and Plant

    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

  • Assessment of Heavy Metal Pollution in Soils from

    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

  • REVIEW ON HEAVY METALS CONTAMINATION IN THE

      heavy metals (Wuana and Okieimen, 2011) This requires knowledge of source of contamination, chemistry and environmental and associated health effects (risks) of heavy metals Phytoremediation can also be employed to control heavy metals which are the use of plants to reduce metals pollution (EPA, 1998)

  • Contamination, sources and risk assessments of

      Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and commonly consumed food crops from quarry sites located at Isiagwu, Ebonyi State Ovidius University Annals of Chemistry , 29 ( 1 ) ( 2018 ) , pp 8 24 , 102478/auoc20180002

  • Assessment of soils around quarry terrain in Akamkpa

      2Department of Agric Econs and Extension, University of Calabar, CalabarNigeria Accepted March 26, 2013 Soils around the quarry sites in Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State Nigeria were studied for physicochemical parameters and heavy

  • Heavy metal contamination and health risk

      In the present investigation, the concentration of heavy metals (As, Ba, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn) in pond and stream water samples near abandoned barite mines have been studied The main objective of study was to appraise the degree of contamination and human risk assessment due to

  • Metal Uptake in Plants and Health Risk Assessments in

      Shunan Zheng, Qi Wang, Yuzhi Yuan, Weimin Sun, Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soil and food crops in the Pearl River Delta urban agglomeration of China, Food Chemistry, 101016/jfoodchem2020, (), (2020)

  • Effect of quarry activities on selected biological

      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

  • querry site in nigeria stanleymotorcentralenl

    quarry sites in owerri heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria Mining Firms In Awka Mining Equipment,crusher Machine heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria quarry industry in nigeria china This page is about quarry industry in nigeria, click here to get more infomation about quarry industry in nigeria

  • Evaluation of Heavy Metal in Soils From Enyimba

    some heavy metals in soils in the vicinity of Enyimba dumpsite in Aba, Nigeria arising from abandoned burrowpits and quarrysites without any environmental impact assessment studies Such soils are easily obtained from dumpsites and used for planting of vegetables and food crops Ademoroti (1990) ascertained that there is a positive

  • Assessment of soils around quarry terrain in Akamkpa

      2Department of Agric Econs and Extension, University of Calabar, CalabarNigeria Accepted March 26, 2013 Soils around the quarry sites in Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State Nigeria were studied for physicochemical parameters and heavy

  • Contamination, sources and risk assessments of

      Human health risk assessment of heavy metals in soils and commonly consumed food crops from quarry sites located at Isiagwu, Ebonyi State Ovidius University Annals of Chemistry , 29 ( 1 ) ( 2018 ) , pp 8 24 , 102478/auoc20180002

  • Heavy Metal Deposition in Soils and Plants Impacted

      1 Introduction Heavy metals occur naturally in the ecosystem, most of them in trace quantities []Depending on their concentration, some of them like Zn, Fe, Mn and Cu are essential plant nutrients [2, 3, 4], others like Pb, Hg and Cr do not have any known use to plantsDeposition of heavy metals in soils from anthropogenic activities have been implicated for an increase in heavy

  • Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry

    b) Heavy metals concentration in soil samples across quarry areas and control at depth 1530cm Heavy metals concentrations in pits Levels of Fe, Zn, Mn, Al, and Pb in mg/kg respectively were 959724585, 21287211, 14853312, 3911685 and 320869 in all the soil samples from the quarry areas

  • Concentration of Heavy Metals in Root, Stem and

      The research was conducted to investigate the levels of some heavy metals Iron, Copper, Zinc, Chromium, Cadmium, Lead and Nickel in the roots, leaves and stems of Acalypha indica and Panicum maximum jacq plants growing naturally at Liberty road, OritaAperin, and Apata dumpsites in Ibadan metropolis The analysis was carried out with atomic absorption spectrophotometry to

  • Effect of quarry activities on selected biological

      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

  • African Journal of Environmental Science and

    Seasonal impact on soil trace metals and phytoaccumulation potentials of Cucurbita pepo, Cucumis sativus and Taliferia occidentalis grown in Ishiagu quarry mining effluent discharge soils were investigated Soil samples were collected 200 m (sample C), 100 m (sample B) away from discharge point (sample A) in wet and dry seasons Trace metals were analysed using atomic absorption

  • 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