Pb and Cd accumulation in Avicennia marina from Qeshm Island , Persian Gulf

  title={Pb and Cd accumulation in Avicennia marina from Qeshm Island , Persian Gulf},
  author={Shirvani Mahdavi and Khajeh Rahimi and Vakili Amini},
The accumulation of heavy metals Pb and Cd in the mangrove, Avicennia marina, was studied on the southern coast of Iran, particularly on and near Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf. The samples were collected from 7 stations which they were analyzed by flame Atomic absorption spectrophotometer after chemical digestion. Maximum Pb and Cd in leaves are (34.50, 3.52 ppm) and minimum of them are in stems (2.00, 0.05 ppm) and the accumulation of metals in leaves is more than stems. The different… CONTINUE READING


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