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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

A review paper: Determinations of heavy metals in fruits

Author(s):

Waris Shaban Dar, Akash Gurung, Sandeep Kumar

Abstract:
Substantial metals typically happen in nature and are fundamental to life yet can get poisonous through gathering in living beings. Substantial metals likewise cause unfriendly impact in human metabolic framework, skin ailments, heart issues, and so on. Arsenic, cadmium, chromium, copper, nickel, lead and mercury are the most well-known overwhelming metals. Wellsprings of overwhelming metals incorporate mining, mechanical creation, smelters, petrochemical plants, pesticide creation, substance industry, untreated sewage muck and diffuse sources, for example, metal funneling, traffic and ignition side-effects and so on. Fruits are profoundly nutritious structure as key food product in the human utilization. These food products are accounted for to be defiled with poisonous and wellbeing unsafe synthetics. The concentration of lead in almost all the collected samples, cadmium and chromium in some of the samples exceed the allowable limit. The study investigates the magnitude of heavy metal contamination in fruits and vegetables and highlights the increased danger of taking fresh fruits and vegetables. No soil sample was found to contain heavy metals above allowable concentration, which shows that contamination was mainly due to automobile exhaust, pesticides and industrial exhaust.

Pages: 171-174  |  438 Views  105 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Waris Shaban Dar, Akash Gurung, Sandeep Kumar. A review paper: Determinations of heavy metals in fruits. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4S):171-174.