Transfer of metals from soil to vegetables and possible health risk assessment

Abstract

Metal contamination in agricultural soils is of increasing concern due to food safety issues and potential health risks. Accumulation of Heavy and trace metals in vegetables occur by various sources but soil is considered the major one. Consumption of vegetables containing (heavy/trace) metals is one of the main ways in which these elements enter the human… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2193-1801-2-385

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