MEASURING HEAVY METALS FRUITS CONTENTS OF DIFFERENT DATE PALM CULTIVARS GROWN IN SOME HIGHWAYS OF EGYPT

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S. S. DARWESH RASMIA
KHALED ABD-EL HAMED
EZZ, G. GADALLA

Abstract

Dates are important fruits in arid and semi-arid region which preferred habitats by having its own good taste and high nutritional values that enhancing human health, date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) trees become famous cultured in the most highways in Egypt for its tolerance feature and valuable fruits for humans and livestock, different highways have gas exhaust with heavy metals, therefore the main objective of this study was to determine the concentrations heavy metals which emission from highway and are described as a toxic elements Pb, Ni, Cr, Co and Cd in the date palm fruits collected from different highways for soft, semi dry and dry cultivars of date palm which widespread in all Egypt ways. It’s worth mentioning the important results that is dates have considerable contents of  Pb, Ni, Cr, Co and Cd in the fruits,  in overall, un-washing fruits recorded highest values upon the washing fruits that have the lowest contents of these elements, Based on the obtained results, washing dates useful for consumed as well as edible dates fruits can be include daily foods.

Keywords:
Dates, fruits, highways, heavy metals, humans.

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RASMIA, S. S. D., HAMED, K. A.-E., & GADALLA, E. G. (2021). MEASURING HEAVY METALS FRUITS CONTENTS OF DIFFERENT DATE PALM CULTIVARS GROWN IN SOME HIGHWAYS OF EGYPT. PLANT CELL BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 22(3-4), 110-126. Retrieved from http://ikpresse.com/index.php/PCBMB/article/view/5865
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