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Research Article

Effects of Weather, Time, and Pollution Level on the Amount of Particulate Matter Deposited on Leaves of Ligustrum lucidum

Table 1

The measured traffic density and environmental conditions in areas around sampling sites (— indicates not measured).

NumberTraffic density/(h−1)Surrounding environmental conditions

15170 ± 1104Tremendous traffic density.
23252 ± 170Heavy traffic density.
31114 ± 172Tang Dynasty Lotus Garden, large flow of people.
41936 ± 265Located in the south of Chang’an South Road, the west of Yanzhan Road, well greening environment around.
5Located in Tangxing Road, good environment condition in the garden.
6604 ± 15Located in the cultural and educational area, small traffic density.
72358 ± 182East of Northwest Water Power Building, no obvious pollution sources.
81688 ± 397 West of Xi’an University of Technology (Qujiang campus), east of the Science Park of Xi’an Jiaotong University, surrounded by ceramic factory, building materials warehouse.
9764 ± 108East of Cheng Nan Coach Station, mainly affected by auto exhaust.
101888 ± 334 Well greening environment around, no obvious pollution sources.
111442 ± 228Adjacent to Mu Pagoda Park, well greening environment around.
122062 ± 649Many buildings under construction, a lot of lime deposited on leaf surfaces, and heavy traffic density.
13Next to special steel factory.
141612 ± 129Located in the south of Hanguang Road, well greening environment around, no obvious pollution sources.
152972 ± 567Adjacent to second ring of Southern Xi’an, affected by vehicles from second ring of southern Xi’an and Yanta North Road.
16538 ± 70Small traffic density, a lot of garbage piling up around, existence of the case of waste incineration.
172532 ± 333Heavy traffic density, no obvious pollution sources.
18Affected by chemical factory.
19504 ± 93Residential area, north of Xi’an Lian Chuang Electronic Group, a small range of constructions in the west.
201794 ± 263Commercial district, large flow of people.
211556 ± 281Medium traffic density, adjacent to wholesale base of wood, steel, and building materials.
221920 ± 336Adjacent to Xi’an C. P. Pharmaceutical Co., LTD., medium traffic density.

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