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EDXRF analysis of local and imported pica soil samples
(EAST AFRICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE I Volume 3 -Part 1 June 2001, 2001)
Several studies have implicated trace metal metabolism with some human diseases. Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence(EDXRF)method was used to analyse pica soil samples, which are consumed by some pregnant mothers in ...
Analysis of soil for trace elements along two highways of Kenya
For a long time, the toxicity of metals was considered as an occupational hazard. Industrialization, urbanization, increased vehicular traffic and use of fertilizers and pesticides in agriculture have resulted in increased ...