Heavy metal accumulation by Nicotiana glauca Graham in a solid waste disposal site.

@article{Barazani2004HeavyMA,
  title={Heavy metal accumulation by Nicotiana glauca Graham in a solid waste disposal site.},
  author={Oz Barazani and Peramachi Sathiyamoorthy and Uttam Manandhar and Raya Vulkan and Avi Golan-Goldhirsh},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 7},
  pages={867-72}
}
Nicotiana glauca Graham, is the only perennial shrub growing in a solid waste contaminated site in the Negev desert of Israel. The concentration of heavy metals (Cu, Fe, Mn, Zn, Ni, Cd and Pb) in the upper soil layer was significantly higher (p<0.01) than in non-contaminated desert soil. In root and shoot of N. glauca, growing in the site, the concentration… CONTINUE READING