Heavy metals as the component of oil pollution

O. Karpyn*, N. Djura*, O. Tsvilónjuk*, O. Terek*, Z. Dinya**, L. Simon**

*Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
4, Hrushevskyi St., Lviv 79005, Ukraine
**College of Nyiregyhaza
No 31/b, Sostoi St., Nyiregyhŕza 4400, Hungary

The influence of oil pollution on the amount of heavy metals in soil and Carex hirta L. and Vicia faba L..plants was investigated. There was no direct connection between model oil pollution and heavy metals increase in soil. The concentration of heavy metals in oil polluted soil, did not significantly differ the control. Carex hirta pants growing on the oily soil contained significantly higher concentrations of heavy metals in aboveground part than the control ones.

Keywords: oil pollution, heavy metals, soil, Carex hirta, Vicia faba

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