• Elemental concentration in fruits and leaves of chicku and mango under natural environmental conditions

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      Elements; atomic absorption spectrophotometry; soil-plant relationship; concentration; discrimination

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      A knowledge of the distribution patterns of stable elements in the environment is an essential pre-requisite for understanding the problems of radioactive pollution. In this paper the data obtained under natural conditions of the environment in the case of potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, zinc, cobalt, manganese, strontium, lithium and uranium are presented. A method for elimination of the interference from phosphate in the estimation of calcium and strontium in plant materials is also described.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      S R Rao1

      1. Low Level Counting Laboratory, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Hospital, Bombay - 400 094
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