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Cadmium and Lead level in Eichhornia crassipes from River Nun, Niger Delta, Nigeria

  title={Cadmium and Lead level in Eichhornia crassipes from River Nun, Niger Delta, Nigeria},
  author={Sylvester Chibueze Izah and Emmanuel N. Ogamba and Madu Jeremiah Ogbogu},
Eichhornia crassipes is an invasive plant with adventitious root system and constitute nuisances in the waterways. In the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, they have remained underutilized. This study assessed the level of cadmium and lead in Eichhornia crassipes from River Nun, Niger Delta, Nigeria. The samples were collected from five locations in three batches within six weeks and analyzed using standard analytical methods. Results showed that pH, temperature, cadmium and lead of the water… 

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