Heavy metal contamination from mining sites in South Morocco: 2. Assessment of metal accumulation and toxicity in plants.

@article{Boularbah2006HeavyMC,
  title={Heavy metal contamination from mining sites in South Morocco: 2. Assessment of metal accumulation and toxicity in plants.},
  author={Ali Boularbah and Christophe Schwartz and Gabriel Bitton and Wafae Aboudrar and Ahmed Ouhammou and Jean Louis Morel},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={811-7}
}
Metalliferous soils cover a relatively large surface area in Morocco, and up to now no hyperaccumulating plants have been identified on these mining or these industrial sites. The aim of this work was to assess the extent of metal accumulation by plants found in three mining areas in southern Morocco with the ultimate goal of finding metal hyperaccumulating… CONTINUE READING