Assessment of Atmospheric Metal Pollution Biomonitoring Potential by Neem Tree (Azadirachta indica) Leaves in Katsina Metropolitan Area of Katsina State, Nigeria

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Trace metal concentrations in plants and animals have been used as an indicator of environmental monitoring. Heavy metals from the soil primarily enter plants through the root system. In general, plant roots are the most important site for chemical uptake from soil. The leaves of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica) were used as a bio-indicator in this study to track trace metal levels in Katsina. Leaves were collected from four locations in Katsina metropolis: Site A, Site B, Site C, … Continue reading “Assessment of Atmospheric Metal Pollution Biomonitoring Potential by Neem Tree (Azadirachta indica) Leaves in Katsina Metropolitan Area of Katsina State, Nigeria”