DUST POLLUTION MONITORING BY HIGHER GROUPS OF PLANTS NEAR STONE QUARRYING INDUSTRY – A CASE STUDY IN VADAGAM, ARRAVALI DISTRICT, GUJARAT

  • SANJAY VEDIYA P.G. CENTRE IN BOTANY, SIR P.T.SCIENCE COLLEGE, MODASA-383315. Corresponding author’s e-mail:

Abstract

The concument  growth of industrialization through exploitation of resources of energy and of minerals has led to a lost of environmental problems. The present study is aimed at the investigation carried out during stone crushing activities. The ambient air quality monitoring was carried out with a view to establish baseline air quality in the study area and to monitor the level of distribution on the leaf surface and its subsequent response for chlorophyll content, dust holding capacity and its impact on leaf wash pH. For the present study six plants are select. The result also indicates that dust pollution on different plant species varies depending upon the leaf size, structure, surface texture of leaves, height and canopy of trees. An attempt is also made to suggest the appropriate management plans to combat specific ambient air quality problems and to evaluate and formulate pollution control strategies using.

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How to Cite
VEDIYA, SANJAY. DUST POLLUTION MONITORING BY HIGHER GROUPS OF PLANTS NEAR STONE QUARRYING INDUSTRY – A CASE STUDY IN VADAGAM, ARRAVALI DISTRICT, GUJARAT. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 53, june 2014. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/115>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2017.

Keywords

Stone quarry, Dust pollution, Monitoring by Plants.