Intake of ²³⁸U and ²³²Th through the consumption of foodstuffs by tribal populations practicing slash and burn agriculture in an extremely high rainfall area.

@article{Jha2012IntakeO,
  title={Intake of ²³⁸U and ²³²Th through the consumption of foodstuffs by tribal populations practicing slash and burn agriculture in an extremely high rainfall area.},
  author={S K Jha and S. S. Gothankar and P S Iongwai and B. Kharbuli and S A War and V. D. Puranik},
  journal={Journal of environmental radioactivity},
  year={2012},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={
          1-6
        }
}
The concentration of naturally occurring radionuclides ²³²Th, ²³⁸U was determined using Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) in different food groups namely cereals, vegetables, leafy vegetables, roots and tubers cultivated and consumed by tribal population residing around the proposed uranium mine. The study area is a part of rural area K. P. Mawthabah (Domiasiat) in the west Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya, India located in the tropical region of high rainfall that remains… CONTINUE READING

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