Heavy metal concentration and toxicity studies on . - IOSR Journals

Abstract: As part of a detailed study of the heavy metal concentration and the . quartz dust inhalation was investigated in Abakaliki quarry industry, Nigeria. . matter at quarry site in Eze-agu mine in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State,.

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology .

Key words: Phyto-accumulation, trace metals, quarry mining, discharge soils, seasonal . Plants are one pathway for toxic metal mobiliza-tion into the human system. . Quarry sites of leads and zinc are the major industrial activities in Ishiagu. .. sources in Ishiagu, a heavy metal mining community in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Analysis of Heavy Metals in Soils of Enyigba and . - CiteSeerX

Jun 25, 2012 . Mail Bag 053, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. . Heavy metal pollution is not only toxic to plants and deteriorates soil optimal bioproductivity ... within and around mining /quarry and industrial sites of developing States like.

Heavy metal pollution assessment of granite quarrying operations at .

Dec 19, 2014 . Keywords: Granite Quarry, Heavy Metal Enrichment, Pollution Load Index, Transfer Factor, . basement complex in Nigeria. with characteristic upland ... abundant plants within 200 m of the granite quarry site. The heavy.

Heavy metal pollution assessment of granite quarrying operations at .

Dec 19, 2014 . Keywords: Granite Quarry, Heavy Metal Enrichment, Pollution Load Index, Transfer Factor, . basement complex in Nigeria. with characteristic upland ... abundant plants within 200 m of the granite quarry site. The heavy.

X-Ray fluorescence determination of potentially toxic elements in .

The colonial administration embarked on quarrying in Nigeria for line in 1920 in. Akamkpa area . phytotoxic effects which may result in trace element contamination of edible crops. . metals in dust samples from Umuoghara quarry site.

Assessment of toxic heavy metal loading in topsoil samples within .

line quarry in South Western Nigeria was investigated. Thirty TS were sampled . stall the growth and flowering of crops, because it settles. *Corresponding . of toxic heavy metals within the vicinity of quarry sites. This would form a.

heavy metals in crops from quarry sites in nigeria,

(PDF) Heavy metal concentration and physicochemical properties of .

Jul 31, 2018 . PDF | The study assessed heavy metal (lead, zinc, cobalt, chromium and cadmium) and . physicochemical properties of soil in the lead-zinc mining area of Ishiagu, Nigeria .. Plants and Soil Solutions from Contaminated Sites. .. edible vegetables grown in Ishiagu quarry mining effluent discharge soils.

Multiple Exposure and Effects Assessment of Heavy Metals . - PLOS

Apr 11, 2014 . The concentrations of Cd and Pb in some food crops (rice grain, . Heavy metal contamination by mining is a major environmental . large-scale and integrative quarrying mine since the 1970s (Figure 1). . Six sampling sites near the mine were selected as the study areas (See Supporting Information S1).

Spatiality, seasonality and ecological risks of heavy metals in the .

Mar 10, 2015 . Heavy metals leached from improperly disposed solid waste constitute . Authority central dumpsite located at Ugwuaji, Enugu State, Nigeria.

Studies on bioaccumulation of heavy metals and selected . - iMedPub

contaminated soil from Ishiagu, Ebonyi State South-East Nigeria treated with . Effluents of Crush rock, Crush stone and Ezza quarry sites were used for the study. Heavy . Plants take heavy metals from soil through different reactions such as.

Assessment of toxic heavy metal loading in topsoil samples within .

line quarry in South Western Nigeria was investigated. Thirty TS were sampled . stall the growth and flowering of crops, because it settles. *Corresponding . of toxic heavy metals within the vicinity of quarry sites. This would form a.

Current Status of Trace Metal Pollution in Soils Affected by Industrial .

May 3, 2012 . 17, Mining and quarrying, Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas ... Tannery, textile, fertilizer,, 110, 131, 139, 201, 241, Lagos, Nigeria .. Heavy metals in soils and plants of serpentine and industrial sites of Albania.

Concentration of Heavy Metals in Root, Stem and Leaves of .

May 1, 2015 . There have been concerns on uptake of trace metals by plants, leading to . The samples were collected randomly from each of the sample sites. .. in the vicinity of major quarry factory in Ibadan metropolis, Nigeria. Fresenius.

COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT Of ACTIVE AND ABANDONED .

Key words: abandoned, active, comparative, heavy metals, quarry sites,. INTRODUCTION . Ishiagu, Ebonyi State Nigeria which lies within latitudes. 5° 52΄- 6° 00΄ N .. The ultimate leaching of these plants nutrients from the abandoned sites.

Multiple Exposure and Effects Assessment of Heavy Metals in the .

Apr 11, 2014 . The concentrations of Cd and Pb in some food crops (rice grain, . Heavy metal contamination by mining is a major environmental . large-scale and integrative quarrying mine since the 1970s (Figure 1). . Six sampling sites near the mine were selected as the study areas (See Supporting Information S1).

Analysis of Heavy Metals in Soils of Enyigba and . - CiteSeerX

Jun 25, 2012 . Mail Bag 053, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. . Heavy metal pollution is not only toxic to plants and deteriorates soil optimal bioproductivity ... within and around mining /quarry and industrial sites of developing States like.

review on heavy metals contamination in the environment

Review was made on heavy metals, the various organs that they affect in human body, .. irrigation, quarrying sites and through hazardous waste disposal on the soil. . In Abeokuta in Nigeria about 51 elements in 32 herbal plants commonly.

(PDF) Heavy metal concentration and physicochemical properties of .

Jul 31, 2018 . PDF | The study assessed heavy metal (lead, zinc, cobalt, chromium and cadmium) and . physicochemical properties of soil in the lead-zinc mining area of Ishiagu, Nigeria .. Plants and Soil Solutions from Contaminated Sites. .. edible vegetables grown in Ishiagu quarry mining effluent discharge soils.

COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT Of ACTIVE AND ABANDONED .

Key words: abandoned, active, comparative, heavy metals, quarry sites,. INTRODUCTION . Ishiagu, Ebonyi State Nigeria which lies within latitudes. 5° 52΄- 6° 00΄ N .. The ultimate leaching of these plants nutrients from the abandoned sites.

Contamination and spatial distribution of heavy metals in topsoil .

Majority of emitted heavy metals are known to be toxic to humans and plants, even at low . The factory is the second works of Lafarge–Cement WAPCO in Nigeria and located 72 km . Map showing the study area and sampling locations. ... The eastern end is a fallow land of previous quarry activities but one would have.

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology .

Key words: Phyto-accumulation, trace metals, quarry mining, discharge soils, seasonal . Plants are one pathway for toxic metal mobiliza-tion into the human system. . Quarry sites of leads and zinc are the major industrial activities in Ishiagu. .. sources in Ishiagu, a heavy metal mining community in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Analysis of Heavy Metals in Soils of Enyigba and . - CiteSeerX

Jun 25, 2012 . Mail Bag 053, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. . Heavy metal pollution is not only toxic to plants and deteriorates soil optimal bioproductivity ... within and around mining /quarry and industrial sites of developing States like.

Spatial Distribution of Heavy Metals in Soil and Plant in a Quarry .

Jul 13, 2014 . The study assessed the concentration of heavy metals in soil and plants around a quarry site in Southwestern Nigeria. Sample plots were.

determination of concentration of some heavy metals in . - IRAJ

P. C. VERMA. Department of Chemistry, Yobe State University, Damaturu, Nigeria . Keywords- Heavy Metals, Roadside Dust, Spectrophotometer And Damaturu. I. INTRODUCTION . The organic dusts originate from plants or animals; an example of ... diseases in persons working in quarry sites, mines and welders.

Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry Activities

Feb 23, 2018 . three quarry sites and from a control, 1 km off the quarry sites, against the direction of drainage. . physico-chemical properties and heavy metals tested of the soil showed positive anomaly . Basange Formation forms the Northern limit of Southwest Nigeria . in bitumen plants and rail track construction.

Stone Quarrying Impact on Air Soil Water in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Findings showed that distance from quarrying site determine the level of pollution in ... effects of heavy metal mining on soil quality in Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. . Primel L, Tourenq C (2000) From ant crops to dust-mapping testing and.