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Heavy Metal Accumulation in Commonly Used Vegetables: A Review

@inproceedings{Sadhu2017HeavyMA,
  title={Heavy Metal Accumulation in Commonly Used Vegetables: A Review},
  author={S. Sadhu},
  year={2017}
}
Metal contamination issues are becoming increasingly common in India and elsewhere, with many documented cases of metal toxicity in mining industries, foundries, smelters, coal-burning power plants and agriculture. The contemporary investigations into toxicity and tolerance in metal-stressed plants are prompted by the growing metal pollution in the environment .This paper aims to collate and compile the research literature pertaining to the heavy metal contamination in vegetables. It also… Expand

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