Lead and cadmium in urban allotment and garden soils and vegetables in the United Kingdom.

Abstract

In order to assess the intake of lead and cadmium by consumers of home grown vegetables in urban areas, replicated experimental plots of uniform size, comprising summer and winter crops, were established in 94 gardens and allotments in nine towns and cities in England.The geometric mean lead and cadmium concentrations for the soils (n = 94) were 217 μg g(-1… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01758660

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