Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology


List of Papers (Total 136)

Toxicity of Herbal Pharmaceutical Wastewater to a Freshwater Crustacean Ceriodaphnia dubia

The main objective of this study was to evaluate the acute toxicity of raw, neutralized and physico-chemically treated and biologically treated effluent of herbal pharmaceutical industry. The acute toxicity test was determined using freshwater crustacean Ceriodaphnia dubia under laboratory conditions. LC50 values for raw, neutralized and physico-chemically treated effluent for 12...

Accumulation and Translocation of Toxic Heavy Metals in Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Growing in Agricultural Soil of Zhengzhou, China

A field experiment was conducted to study the accumulation of toxic heavy metals by winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grown in the agricultural soil in the suburb of Zhengzhou City, China. The quantities of heavy metals (Cd, Cr, Pb, As, Hg) were determined in different parts of wheat plant. The content of five toxic metals was found significantly higher in roots than in the...