The content of heavy metals in the Calamagrostis epigeios (L.) Roth under the conditions of growth on substrates of coal mines rock dumps

S. Beshley1, V. Baranov2, V. Kozlovsky1, ╠. Kozlovsky1

1Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians of NAS of Ukraine
4, KozelnytskÓ St., Lviv 79026, Ukraine
2Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
4, Hrushevskyi St., Lviv 79005, Ukraine

The distribution of heavy metals in the substrate underground, overground phytomass and dead parts of the Calamagrostis epigeios on rock dumps of the Chervonograd industrial coal-mining region are studed. It is shown that the gross content of Cu, Mn, Zn in C. epigeios was the same as in the substrate, but the gross content of Fe and Pb was much smaller. If the rock dumps overgrown of the in C. epigeios than stabilization the content of heavy metal in the substrate are occured that indicates on the formation of technogenic soil conditions favorable for vegetation formation.

Keywords: heavy metals, Calamagrostis epigeios, rock dump, index of heavy metals accumulation

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