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A study of potentially toxic elements in potato and cabbage grown in different regions of Uttar Pradesh
Archana Dwivedi1* and Uma Shankar2
1Directorate of Geology and Mining, Uttar Pradesh, India
2Cytogene Research and Development C-302, Indra Nagar, Lucknow, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study of heavy metals like lead, mercury, arsenic, zinc and copper has carried out in two different vegetable (cabbage and potatoes) of Uttar Pradesh (UP). The results of analysis revealed that all cabbage samples met Public Health Regulation Standards regarding investigated metals. However, potatoes from nine investigated locations exceeded the Maximum Permissible Concentrations (MPC) allocated for lead and met the standards considering other investigated elements. In the view of obtained results, pointing out lead as major problem regarding heavy metal pollution of investigated vegetables.

Keywords: Climate change Heavy metal Toxicity
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Archana, D., Uma Shankar, 2019. A study of potentially toxic elements in potato and cabbage grown in different regions of Uttar Pradesh.Int.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 6(5): 17-22. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2019.605.003