Table 7

Variation of mean metal concentrations in the leaves and dead sheaths of P. oceanica.

P. oceanica organs

Sites

Metal levels


Leaves

Calvi

Zn > Ni > Cu > Pb > Cd Cr


Dead sheaths

Calvi

Se Ni > Zn > Cr >As Cu > Pb > Cd

Dead sheaths

Lumio

Se Cr > As > Zn > N i> Cu > Pb > Cd

Dead sheaths

St Florent

Cr > Se > Zn > Ni > Cu As > Pb > Cd

Dead sheaths

Nonza

Cr Ni Se > As > Zn > Cu > Pb > Cd

Dead sheaths

Macinaggio

Se > Cr > Ni As > Zn > Cu > Pb > Cd

Dead sheaths

Bastia

Cr > Zn Ni Se > Pb > Cu As > Cd


Metal concentrations sampled in the six studied meadows (Calvi, Lumio, St Florent, Nonza, Macinaggio and Bastia).

Gosselin et al. BMC Ecology 2006 6:12   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-6-12

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