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Survey the Amount of Heavy Metals in Cultural Vegetables in Suburbs of Shahroud

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Author(s): S Nazemi | A.R Asgari | M Raei

Journal: Iranian Journal of Health and Environment
ISSN 2008-2029

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 195;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Heavy metals | Cultural vegetables | Shahroud

ABSTRACT
"n "nBackgrounds and Objectives : Vegetables are one of the most important components of daily food. Contamination of vegetables with heavy metals might ends to accumulate in the body, there for in this study the level of lead, chromium, cadmium, arsenic and zinc in cultural vegetables of shahroud suburb were measured in 1387."nMaterials and Methods : In this cross-sectional descriptive study, 150 vegetable samples through 3 months, 50 for each month, were randomly harvested. Atomic absorption instrument was used to determine the amount of mentioned heavy metals after sample preparation, SPSS whit 0.05 was used for statistically data analyzing."nResults : For vegetables the average value of Pb, Cr and Cd in different vegetables were different from each other and P value was less than

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