International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 11, November 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Screening of Persistent Organic Pollutant from Various Surface Water in Yola-North Local Government Area of Adamawa State
      Louis H.M, Manassa H, Barminas J.T, Bisong E.A, Fidelis T.T, Philip M
Abstract: The main purpose of this work is to screen for the presence of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) at different areas around Yola-North metropolis. The method adopted was the standard method used by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (2013). The water samples were collected from Jimeta modern market area, Jambutu area, Shinko/Bye-pass area and Specialist hospital/Luggare areas. The water samples were analyzed by Gas Chromatography using Trichlorobiphenyl and Tetrachlorobiphenyl as the reference standard. The experimental result shows that, Polychlorinated biphenyls were detected at all the specified locations around Yola-North local government area.

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Louis H.M, Manassa H, Barminas J.T, Bisong E.A, Fidelis T.T, Philip M (2018); Screening of Persistent Organic Pollutant from Various Surface Water in Yola-North Local Government Area of Adamawa State; Int J Sci Res Publ 5(11) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1115.php?rp=P474824
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