Copper in carrots by soil type and area in Japan: a baseline study.

@article{Kawada2002CopperIC,
  title={Copper in carrots by soil type and area in Japan: a baseline study.},
  author={Tomoyuki Kawada and Yingzi Lee and Shosuke Suzuki and Ida Farida Rivai},
  journal={Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology : organ of the Society for Minerals and Trace Elements},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={179-82}
}
The copper content in carrots cultivated in the Japanese archipelago was assessed and compared by area and soil type. 373 carrot samples were collected from 232 cities, towns and villages. According to geographical features and vegetation, the sampling sites were divided into 9 provinces and 7 soil types. Copper was measured by flameless atomic absorption… CONTINUE READING