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TableĀ 4 Bioconcentration factors (BCF) of PTEs from soil to vegetables

From: Health risk assessment of potentially toxic elements via consumption of vegetables irrigated with polluted river water in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Elements Eth. Kale Lettuce Cabbage S. chard Carrot Potato Average TF
Cr 0.051 0.058 0.078 0.033 0.057 0.055 0.055
Mn 0.026 0.043 0.035 0.13 0.014 0.006 0.042
Fe 0.005 0.015 0.015 0.01 0.007 0.004 0.009
Cu 0.215 0.474 0.178 0.473 0.322 0.266 0.321
Zn 0.553 0.795 0.354 0.906 0.392 0.227 0.538
As 0.034 0.046 0.043 0.052 0.023 0.014 0.035
Sr 4.398 1.413 1.874 2.269 1.044 0.144 1.857
Cd 0.466 0.59 0.25 0.591 0.295 0.217 0.402
Ba 0.315 0.129 0.169 0.483 0.146 0.016 0.21
B 162.72 73.911 37.711 353.901 58.944 33.767 120.159
V 0.008 0.017 0.015 0.012 0.008 0.003 0.011
Co 0.003 0.015 0.014 0.015 0.007 0.008 0.01
Ni 0.018 0.051 0.043 0.04 0.027 0.017 0.033