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The content of heavy metals (the lead, the cadmium) and nitrates and nitrites have been analyzed in the selected vegetables (lettuce, radish, spinach, chives, sorrel) obtained from the following allotments; the Lublin centre, the city surrounding and also from the marketplace and the supermarket. The tested vegetables did not exceed the acceptable lead and(More)
BACKGROUND Tea and coffee are the potentially rich source of oxalic acid, which can act as a antinutrient. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine and evaluate the content of soluble oxalates in teas and coffees available on the Polish market. MATERIAL AND METHOD The green, red and black teas, and black natural ground and instant coffees were(More)
The ASA method was used to determine the content of copper, zinc, manganese and iron in the selected vegetables (lettuce, radish, spinach, chives, sorrel) obtained from the following allotments: Lublin centre, the city surrounding and from the marketplace and the supermarket. The vegetables bought at the supermarket were characterized higher concentration(More)
Lead, cadmium, nitrate V and nitrate III contents were determined in elderberry and black chokeberry fruits harvested in Lublin region. Samples were taken from areas that were potentially exposed and not exposed to pollution. Fruits analyzed in 2003 and 2004 harvested from area exposed to pollution were characterized by higher lead concentration(More)
Contents of anti-nutritional components (tannins and oxalic acid) were determined in samples of forest fruits: blueberry, raspberry and wild strawberry harvested in Lublin region from areas considered as potentially not exposed to pollution (Skierbieszów Landscape Park) and potentially polluted areas (Cement Factory Rejowiec S.A.). Study revealed that(More)
Drawings, description and size characteristics are given for Tetraonchus awakurai, which is registered for the first time from Brachymystax tumensis in the Ussury river (Primorye). The T. awakurai from the Ussury river differs from the typical forms living in water reservoirs of Japan by the measurements of external and internal lengths of anchors and(More)
Experimental data on the development of the Tetraonchus borealis larvae and species of the genus Salmonchus are given for the first time. The experiments was carried out in field conditions, in the estuary of the Shegnanda river (Baikal Lake basin), during 25 days. It was established that temperatures from 15 to 22 degrees C are favorable for the culture of(More)
Contents of selected metals (Pb, Cd, Cu, Zn, Fe, Mn) were determined in samples of forest fruits: blueberry, raspberry and wild strawberry harvested in Lublin region from areas considered as potentially not exposed to pollution (Skierbieszów Landscape Park) and potentially polluted areas (Cement Factory Rejowiec S.A.). Analyzed fruits originating from(More)
Contents of trace elements (copper, zinc, iron, and manganese) were determined in melted cheeses, mold-ripening semi-hard and soft types purchased in 2005 at local shops. The AAS technique was used. Material for study was produced by different Dairy Centers all over Poland in Lublin, Mazowsze, Opole, Podlasie, Silesia, and Wielkopolska regions. Zinc and(More)