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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Impact assessment of contaminated River Yamuna water irrigation on soil and crop grown in peri-urban area of Delhi-NCR

Patel Neelam, Pal Sumit  
Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India.
Malik Anushree
Centre for Rural Development and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India.
Singh D.K.
Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

Abstract

Yamuna is the main river for the water resources and irrigation purposes in the National Capital region Delhi. The whole Yamuna pusta region is occupied for agricultural practices. In the present study, water, soil and crop of Yamuna has been collected from 15 different sites of Delhi at regular interval and analysed for the heavy metals name of Cu, Cr, Cd, Ni, Pb, Zn and various physico- chemical properties. There is a high significant correlation found between Copper-Lead, Copper –Zinc, Copper-Nickel, Nickel-Lead and Lead-Zinc. The metal contamination was found very high in the soil situated near Yamuna irrigated with irrigation water having heavy metal contamination. The metal got accumulated in soil and then bio accumulated by the crops grown on the contaminated agricultural field.

Metal Pollution, HRI, Bioaccumulation factor, Yamuna

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20314

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Received: 03.05.2019

Revised: 18.06.2019

Accepted: 29.06.2019

First Online: 27.12. 2019

DOI:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20314 

Publisher Name:  Action for Sustainable Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA)

Print ISSN: 0972-3099           

Online ISSN:2278-5124