Integrated assessment of air pollution by metals and source apportionment using ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.) in southern Brazil

  title={Integrated assessment of air pollution by metals and source apportionment using ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.) in southern Brazil},
  author={J{\'u}lia Carolina Illi and Tafael Vancetta and Darlan Daniel Alves and Daniela Montanari Migliavacca Os{\'o}rio and Liane Bianchin and Daniela Muller de Quevedo and Fernando Juchem},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
One of the biggest environmental problems existing today is air pollution, which is characterized by the presence of toxic gases and metal pollutants, the latter of which is generally associated with emissions of particulate matter (PM) from industries or automotive vehicles. Biomonitoring is a method that can be used to assess air pollution levels because it makes it possible to determine what effects these air pollutants cause in living organisms and their responses. The species Lolium… Expand
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