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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 281-290
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/854103

Heavy Metal Contents of Municipal and Rural Dumpsite Soils and Rate of Accumulation by Carica papaya and Talinum triangulare in Uyo, Nigeria

G. A. Ebong, M. M. Akpan, and V. N. Mkpenie

Chemistry Department, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Uyo, P. M. B 1017, Uyo, Nigeria

Received 23 May 2007; Accepted 27 July 2007

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