Assessment of Heavy Metal Contamination of Agricultural Soil around Dhaka Export Processing Zone (DEPZ), Bangladesh: Implication of Seasonal Variation and Indices

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Syed Hafizur Rahman; Dilara Khanam; Tanveer Mehedi Adyel; Mohammad Shahidul Islam; Mohammad Aminul Ahsan; Mohammad Ahedul Akbor;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International
  • Journal: Applied Sciences (issn: 2076-3417)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/app2030584
  • Subject: Chemistry | pollution load index | QD1-999 | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | zero discharge system ETP | bioaccumulation | Technology | index of geoaccumulation | QH301-705.5 | TA1-2040 | contamination factor | T | Physics | heavy metal | Bangladesh | QC1-999 | degree of contamination | Biology (General)

Intense urbanization, large scale industrialization and unprecedented population growth in the last few decades have been responsible for lowering environmental quality. Soil contamination with metals is a serious concern due to their toxicity and ability to accumulate ... View more
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