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dc.contributor.authorMyat Sandar Hla
dc.contributor.authorWin Aung
dc.contributor.authorNi Ni Sein
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-11T08:46:21Z
dc.date.available2018-08-11T08:46:21Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.urihttps://uyr.uy.edu.mm/handle/123456789/602
dc.descriptionThe authors would like to thank Professor and Head Dr. Daw Hla Ngwe, Department of Chemistry, University of Yangon, for her kind encouragement in this research.en
dc.description.abstractTaungoo is located at the west bank of Sittaung River, Bago Region. It is situated on northern part of central alluvial plane of Sittaung River basins. There are small scale farmlands along the Sittaung River bank in Taungoo area. In this study, six soil samples from farmlands along the Sittaung River bank in Taungoo area were collected together with four selected plants viz., bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), brinjal (Solanummelongena), spinach (Spinaciaoleracea) and asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) for some heavy metals (Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Cadmium, Chromium and Lead) investigation by using atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Some heavy metals (cadmium, chromium, lead, copper, manganese and zinc) concentrations in soils from irrigated farmlands were determined and it was found that chromium was not detected in soil samples. The concentrations of heavy metals were below the respective maximum recommended limits. Among heavy metals determined, manganese content was the highest (158.15 ppm) followed by zinc (35.42 ppm), copper (21.30 ppm), cadmium (0.054 ppm) and lead (0.005ppm). Among the plants, manganese uptake was highest in asparagus (57.27 ppm) followed by spinach (44.43 ppm), bean (42.05 ppm) and brinjal (28.40 ppm). High zinc contents in plants inhibit the cadmium uptake. Lead mobility from soil to plants was low in this study. Though heavy metals were absorbed, their concentration were below WHO/FAO recommended limits. Vegetables cultivated with irrigated Sittaung River water may be considered safe for consumption.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherUniversity of Yangon Research Journalen
dc.subjectSittaung Riveren
dc.subjectirrigated farmlandsen
dc.subjectheavy metalsen
dc.subjectasparagusen
dc.subjectmanganeseen
dc.titleHeavy Metal Accumulation in Selected Plants Irrigated with Sittaung River Water in Taungoo Areaen
dc.typeArticleen


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