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Title: Differences in accumulation of PAHs and metals on the leaves of Tilia x euchlora and Pyrus calleryana
Author: Jouraeva, Venera A.; Johnson, David L.; Hassett, John P.; Nowak, David J.;
Source: Environmental Pollution. 120: 331-338.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: The accumulation of substances associated with PM2.5 [polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and metals] on leaves of Pyrus calleryana (pear) and Tiliaxeuchlora (linden) along an urban road was investigated. These species have similar leaf morphology and were exposed to the identical environmental conditions. The accumulation of both PAHs and metals per leaf area was significantly higher on linden leaves than on pear leaves.
Keywords: PM2.5, metals, PAH, epicuticular waxes, atmospheric air pollution
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Jouraeva, Venera A.; Johnson, David L.; Hassett, John P.; Nowak, David J. 2002. Differences in accumulation of PAHs and metals on the leaves of Tilia x euchlora and Pyrus calleryana. Environmental Pollution. 120: 331-338.
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