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    • Assessment of heavy metal concentrations in urban grown vegetables in Thika Town, Kenya 

      Kiende, Judy Inoti; Kawaka, Fanuel; Orinda, G. O.; Okemo, P. O. (Academic Journals, 2012-02)
      Consumption of leafy vegetables grown in urban areas contaminated with heavy metals is a major source of health problems for both humans and animals. This study was conducted to analyze the heavy metal levels in tomato ...
    • Biological cost of tolerance to heavy metals in the mosquito Anopheles gambiae 

      Hassanali, Ahmed; Mireji, P. O.; Keating, J.; Mbogo, C. M.; Muturi, M. N.; Githure, J.I.; Beier, J.C. (Med Vet Entomol, 2011-06-01)
      The global rate of heavy metal pollution is rapidly increasing in different habitats. Anopheles malaria vector species appear to tolerate many aquatic habitats with metal pollutants, despite their normal proclivity for ...