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SRP. 2021; 12(2): 285-288

Bioconcentration Factor Of Mercury Element In Mosul City, Northern Of Iraq

Omer Abdul Kareem Aswad, Huda Farooq Zaki, Estabraq Mohammed Ati, Reyam Naji Ajmi.


A few studies have applied in Mosul city after liberation from ISIS 2016 to assess the extent of mercury contamination in three basic stations in Mosul of the soils and natural plant prevailing were conducted mercury and the BCF calculated as well as to determine the distribution of the mercury contamination with carbon in soil samples and analyzed for inorganic mercury. The highest mercury concentrations were recorded at the sites located lowest cover the plant and close Al-Nouri Mosque (A3). Mercury concentrations in leaf plant Ziziphusspina-christi higher concentration and soil were mostly higher mercury concentration , ratio of carbon to coincide with the increase in the concentration of mercury in the soil of the all sites . Mercury is more biologically because of his preference to bind with carbon. This research confirms that is a key area for formation of bioavailable mercury distribution to organic carbon in Mosul city .

Key words: Mercury, Plant, Soil, Mosul city

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